The Russian federation will discuss his case later this month and he could face a one-year ban.
According to Knight, Valentin Maslakov, Russia’s head coach, said: “By competing in such a condition he has disgraced all Russian track and field athletes.
“I will ask our athletics federation to suspend Ukhov for a year.”
In a YouTube posting that has received more than a million hits, Ukhov is shown having difficulty removing his track suit and pushing aside a track official.
He then ambles towards the bar, attempts a half-hearted take-off much too soon, falls under the bar and flops onto the bed.
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You can watch Ukhov stumble and bumble his way to the high jump pit below...