By Duncan Mackay

Russian Olga Golovkina is set to be awarded the Kazan 2013 Universiade 5,000 metres gold despite being exposed as a drugs cheat ©Getty ImagesDecember 3 - Russian Olga Golovkina is set to be awarded the 5,000 metres gold medal from the 2013 Universiade at Kazan despite failing a drugs test only five days after the race.

That is because the winner of the event in Kazan, Romania's Roxana Birca, tested positive after the race and will be stripped of the gold medal as well as given a two-year ban. 

Golovkina, winner of the European Championships 5,000m last year, finished second in the race and could now be upgraded to first.

But, less than a week later, she tested positive for the anabolic steroid dehydrochlormethyltestosterone in an out-of-competition test and was herself banned for two years.

Others set to benefit from Birca's disqualification are Japan's Ayuko Suzuki and Mai Shoji, who will be upgraded to silver and bronze medals. 

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