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Russia’s 11 boxers clear anti-doping investigation, will compete in Rio

AIBA World Boxing Championships Doha 2015

DOHA, QATAR - OCTOBER 14: Vitaly Dunaytsev of Russia (red) fights Fazliddin Gainnazarov of Uzbekistan in the Men’s Light Welter Weight during the AIBA World Boxing Championships Doha 2015 at the Ali Bin Hamad Al-Attiya Arena on October 14, 2015 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

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The International Boxing Association will allow all 11 of Russia’s boxers to compete in Rio.

That’s the news coming out of Switzerland, where the AIBA cleared two female and nine male boxers after an anti-doping investigation.

Five of the men are expected to compete for medals, including gold contenders Vitaly Dunaytsev (141 lbs) and Evgeny Tishchenko (201 lbs).

Boxing begins Saturday and runs through Aug. 21.

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