The IOC did not allow the leaders of the national team of Russia in biathlon and cross-country skiing to the Olympics in 2018

МОК не допустил лидеров сборной России по биатлону и лыжным гонкам к Олимпиаде-2018

Anton Shipulin

Anton Shipulin and Ustyugov Sergei was not mentioned in the report of Richard McLaren not been disqualified by the Commission Denis Oswald.

The IOC was not included in the list of potential participants of the Games of Anton Shipulin and Sergey Ustyugov – the leaders of the national team of Russia in biathlon and ski races, respectively – for the Olympic games 2018 in Pyeongchang.

“These athletes, such as, for example, Viktor Antonov, Anton Shipulin Sergey Ustyugov were not involved in proceedings at the Commission of Oswald, they never been implicated in any doping stories, and all of the many put them in career samples indicate that they are “clean” athletes.

However, their names are in the list of potential participants of the Games are not currently available.

We originally came from the inviolable rights of all clean athletes to participate in the Olympic games. Unfortunately, in that list that we gave before, was not of a number of leading Russian athletes in several sports.

Today we sent to the IOC an official letter with the request for specific reasons why the leaders of the Russian national teams in a number of sports not included in the list of potential participants of the Olympic games.

In accordance with the decisions of the Executive Committee of the IOC has the exclusive right to invite or not to invite certain athletes. However, these reasons must be justified and explained to the athletes,” – quoted first Vice-President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Stanislav Pozdnyakov Sport-Express.

Earlier it was reported that the legendary Korean athlete competing for Russia, is not allowed in the Olympics.

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