Disqualified for doping, the Russian bobsledder invited athletes from Russia to participate in the Olympics with St. George ribbons

Disqualified for life Russian bobsledder, Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Alexey Voevoda invited athletes from Russia to participate in the Olympics with St. George ribbons. About it reports «Interfax».

According to the Magistrates, St. George ribbon as a symbol of «victory and courage» lifted the spirit of the Russian Olympians.

According to requirements the IOC, the shape of the athletes could not contain the coat of arms of Russia, emblem of the Russian Olympic Committee, and the colors of individual form elements should not be folded into the Russian tricolor. In this case, the equipment may be used only monochrome or two-color items.

On the form, athletes may only contain the inscription, Olympic Athlete from Russia or the acronym OAR. The font of the words «Olympic athlete» and «from Russia» must be the same and proportional to the area where it is placed.

In November 2015 World anti-doping Agency (WADA) has published a report which accused the Russian Federation in government support of doping. The report noted that Russian special services were covered systematic doping Russian athletes, admits the «direct intimidation and interference» in the work of the WADA-accredited anti-doping laboratory in Moscow.

Because of the doping scandal, the national team of Russia on athletics was removed from the Olympic games in 2016. Also the Russian team at full strength is not allowed to the summer Paralympics.

5 Dec, IOC because of the systematic anti-doping rule violations barred from participating in the 2018 Olympics, the national Olympic Committee of the Russian Federation. The IOC Executive Board also suspended for life from any involvement in the Olympics and former sports Minister Vitaly Mutko and his former Deputy Yury Nagornykh.




Disqualified for doping, the Russian bobsledder invited athletes from Russia to participate in the Olympics with St. George ribbons 21.12.2017

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