The Russian national anthem was banned at the world Cup in athletics in London

Российский гимн оказался под запретом на ЧМ по легкой атлетике в Лондоне

Yelena Isinbayeva

Russian athletes of prohibited to perform and to listen to the national anthem at the world Championships in London.

The international Association of athletics federations (IAAF) banned Russian athletes to perform and to listen to the national anthem at the facilities of the world championship in London. It is stated in the rules of participation of neutral athletes at the world Cup, published on the IAAF website.

“The national anthem of neutral, the athlete may not be carried out by the means of sound reproduction or a Cappella next to any object associated with the event, including but not limited to competition with the stadium, warm-up arenas, reception area, training arenas and hotels”, – stated in the schedule.

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The IAAF banned the Russians to use shape colors of the national flag and depict symbols of the country on the body.

In the world Championships in athletics, which will be held from 4 to 13 August in London, will take part 19 of the Russians. They will all play under a neutral flag in connection with the disqualification of the all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla).

Recall that the IAAF continued sanctions against Russian athletics.

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