Laura Muir has been awarded a retrospective European Indoor bronze after Russian Yelena Korobkina was discovered responsible of doping offences.
Scottish athlete Muir, an Olympic 1500m silver medallist, completed fourth within the 3,000m in Prague.
Belarusian Sviatlana Kudzelich has had her silver upgraded to gold with Dutch runner Maureen Koster taking silver.
A reallocated medal ceremony will probably be organized and Muir, 30, stated the information brings “blended feelings”.
“Predominantly I really feel very lucky and grateful to obtain the bronze medal, notably when nonetheless competing at an elite stage, as I’m conscious many athletes aren’t afforded that chance,” she informed Scottish Athletics.
“Had I obtained the medal on the day of the race in Prague in 2015, it might have been my first senior worldwide medal at an age of 21 years outdated.
“Lacking out on that particular second, particularly as I used to be not on the rostrum on the evening, was very tough. However wanting again it made me extra decided than ever to make sure the identical end result did not occur for future championships, which fortunately has been the case.”
Muir has two European Indoor 3,000m golds from the 2017 and 2019 championships and can be a two-time 1500m European champion and a Commonwealth champion over that distance. Along with her retrospective bronze, she has 14 main podium finishes.
“I’m very excited to see that individual European Indoors 2015 medal and it’ll have a proud place alongside my different sporting accomplishments,” she added.
Korobkina, 33, has been banned for 4 years from September 2023 and her outcomes from July 2013 to July 2016 will probably be expunged.