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In the 2014 games a player from the Swedish hockey team tested positive for a banned substance. The team played in the gold medal game, but this player was not allowed to play because of the positive test. The Swedes won the silver medal.

My question....Can Sweden be stripped of their medal if the players positive test is upheld and made official?

Common sense would say that if the player was dropped for the final, then the result would stand. If the test is confirmed, and that player scored a goal then other countries could argue (with some legitimacy) that the player should have been dropped from the team, therefore the goal scored by the player should not be counted, therefore their team would not have been knocked out of the contest.


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Harry Hayfield


Able to answer questions on both the Winter and Summer Olympics from Athens 1896 to Turin 2006


Have watched every Olympics since Seoul 1988 and have access to information on every medal winner since 1896

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