The athlete was found the substance of Mildronate made to the prohibited list from 1 January 2016. A little later, the Russian biathlon Union (RBU) announced the temporary suspension from participation in competitions Eduard Latypov.

We will remind that earlier positive doping tests on Mildronate passed a number of Russian athletes: the leader of the Russian men's team short track Semyon Elistratov, Olympic champion-2014 in figure skating Ekaterina Bobrova, ex-first racket of the world Maria Sharapova, five-time world champion in speed skating Pavel Kulizhnikov, the volleyball player of Russian national team Aleksandr Markin, European champion in short track Ekaterina Konstantinova.