Russian Olympic athletes have been subjected to discrimination on the part of Canadians


Stanislav Pozdnyakovo: Stehen Wade / AP

The head of the delegation of Olympic athletes from Russia at the Games in 2018 Stanislav Pozdnyakov told about the case of discrimination of Russians from team Canada. His words are quoted “R-Sport”.

“We had concerns that our athletes and coaches will be treated with negativity. But all the time there was only one case from Canada. The incident was over, the head of the delegation of the canadian apologized. I will not go into the details of what happened, they reacted negatively to one of our coaches, but all exhausted,” — said Pozdnyakov.

Russian athletes justified court of arbitration for Sports, February 7 has been criticized by foreign athletes. In particular, the American biathlete Susan dunklee was disappointed by the court’s decision, and the winner of the Olympic games, the German biathlete Arnd Peiffer compared the justification of Russians with a slap in the face.

In December 2017 the international Olympic Committee has suspended the national team of Russia from participation in the Olympics in Pyeongchang for violating anti-doping rules. The Games will be attended by the team “Olympic athletes of Russia”, which will act under the Olympic flag.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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