The BWF opened an investigation in opposition to Khakimov after acquiring an announcement from a whistleblower, who claimed the shuttler had approached him to control match outcomes on the European Teams Championships held in Feb. 2018.
An unbiased panel discovered Khakimov to be in breach of BWF’s integrity laws, together with approaching a participant and providing cash to control a match, betting on badminton video games and “intentionally destroying proof of a corruption offence to hide from the BWF”.
Khakimov, 32, was a part of the Russian males’s crew that gained the bronze medal on the 2020 European Crew Championships.
The panel has determined to not impose a superb on Khakimov, saying the size of the suspension would successfully finish his taking part in profession.
“As badminton was his solely purported supply of revenue, the suspension would deprive him of the chance to earn cash from his chosen career,” the panel added.