Two powerlifters excluded from Paralympic GamesFacourou Sissoko from Mali and Ukrainian Liudmyla Osmanova have been excluded from the Paralympic Games following doping violations.

The duo tested positive in pre-Games out-of-competition tests for boldenone metabolite and 19-Norandrosterone (anabolic agents), respectively.

Both Sissoko and Osmanova have been disqualified from the Beijing Games and banned for two years.