A Chinese team got kicked out of the Military World Games in China after accusations of "extensive cheating" from six European nations.

On Monday, China took gold, silver, and fourth place in the women's Middle Distance orienteering challenge in Wuhan, as well as silver in the men's event.

But their celebrations were short-lived.

"The Middle Distance competition was unfortunately overshadowed by extensive cheating by the Chinese team," the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) said in a press release.

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