WADA restore the status of the anti-doping Agency of Russia

WADA восстановило статус антидопингового агентства России

RUSADA may again be suspended until the end of the year.

The Executive Committee of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) voted to restore the status of the Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA), reports TASS citing a source familiar with the situation.

“The Executive Committee of WADA decided that RUSADA complies with the world anti-doping code,” said the source.

For the restoration voted 9 members of the Executive Committee, 2 – against, 1 – abstained.

While RUSADA will again be deprived of the status of compliance with the world anti-doping code, if, before the end of the year, WADA will not have access to samples of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory.

“RUSADA is now can work alone. But it must also fulfill two conditions. So, until the end of the year, WADA should get a database of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory, it will be fully analysed until June 30, 2019.

If, before the end of the year the database was not available, RUSADA will again be deprived of their status. Because these conditions are critical and lead to status inconsistency. According to the new standard, they are submitted to the Committee for compliance and then the Executive Committee will vote for the discrepancy,” – said the source.

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