Russian Olympic Committee has sent the IOC a list of candidates for participation in the winter Olympics — media

The Olympic Committee of Russia (OKR) has sent to the international Olympic Committee (IOC) list of sportsmen – candidates on participation in the Olympic winter games 2018 in Pyeongchang. It is reported TASS with reference to its sources in the ROC.

The list included 350 people, including athletes who were suspended by the IOC from competition for doping violations at the Olympics in Sochi.

The IOC must determine which of the Russians will participate in the Games until 28 January.

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.




Russian Olympic Committee has sent the IOC a list of candidates for participation in the winter Olympics — media 20.12.2017

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