Nikita Kryukov Photo: Alexey Danichev / RIA Novosti
Skier Nikita Kryukov commented on the decision of the court of arbitration for Sport (CAS), meet Russian athletes. His words leads “CHempionata”.
“I was very glad when I heard the news. Justice was served, although it’s hard to believe. This can be called the first victory of Russia. The most annoying that we are allowed to do that.Especially frustrating to the guys who were suspended more than a year. This is definitely a victory for Russia,” said hooks.
Skier spoke about the athletes who were to receive awards of the 2014 Games instead of Russians: “All foreigners who rejoiced when we were suspended, and divided the Sochi medals, let it sit nervously on the sidelines and enjoy their conquered places.”
CAS February 1, allowed the appeal Kryukov and 27 Russians. The court annulled their lifelong exclusion from participation in the Olympic games for violating anti-doping rules for the Olympics 2014 and returned them awards. Skier at the Olympics in Sochi won the silver medal.
Hooks — three-time world champion and the only athlete in the history of Russian ski racing career won more than two titles of the world championship.
Video, photo All from Russia.