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Azerbaijan powerlifters banned for life

Updated: September 23, 2004, 1:33 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Two powerlifters from Azerbaijan tested positive for steroids in initial drug tests and are banned for life from the Paralympics.

Sara Abbazova, in the 165-pound class, tested positive for the steroid nandrolone, and Gunduz Ismayilov (198 pounds) for the steroid stanazolol, International Paralympic Committee spokeswoman Miriam Wilkens said Wednesday.

The two are permanently banned from the games because this is their second violation, Wilkens added. Abbazova ...

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