Published a special letter to WADA Russia


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The British edition of “bi-Bi-si” has published the text of the letter of the President of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) Craig reedy and Director-General of the Oliver Niggli Minister of sports of Russia Pavel Kolobkov. In this WADA is a “compromise solution” of the question of the restoration of the Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA) rights.

The letter is dated June 22. In it the leaders of the world Agency is recommended to the Russian side to accept the conclusions reached by an independent Commission under the leadership of Richard McLaren, as well as propose a compromise: to provide staff with access to all WADA doping samples from the sealed antidopingovoe the Moscow laboratory, but only to those who arouse suspicion.

“This number may be very limited,” noted the authors of the letter.

September 13, Kolobkov said reedy and Niggli. He agreed to two conditions and expressed the hope that the organization will restore RUSADA rights at the next meeting of the Executive Committee, which will be held September 20. The next day WADA announced that the Committee on correspondence recommended the Executive Committee to restore the Russian Agency.

To return the license of the journalist from Russia needed to fulfill two conditions: to recognize the findings of McLaren and grant access to the Moscow laboratory.

In 2015 RUSADA was recognized as inconsistent with the WADA code. Further proceedings resulted, in particular, to the suspension of some Russian athletes and the deprivation of their Olympic medals 2014. The Russian team was not allowed by the International Olympic Committee to Games in 2018 in Pyeongchang, athletes represented the team “Olympic athletes of Russia”.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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