The IOC explained the absence of two Russians in the list of invitees to the Olympics


Mark Adespota: Alexander vilf / RIA Novosti

Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had sufficient grounds to not issue invitations to the Olympic games skater Sergei Gryaznova and bobsledder Dmitry Popov. It on a press-conferences were declared by the Director of communications of the IOC mark Adams, reports TASS.

“We have a group that deals with the implementation of the adopted decisions. But she apparently realized that any contentious issues and they have yet to clarify their athletes. Or need to ask a question directly to the group via the implementation or wait for an official statement from them,” explained Adams.

Earlier, on 14 February during the meeting, the panel issued the CAS, it became known that Grassow and priests did not go to South Korean Pyeongchang-gun, because she had not received an invitation from the IOC, although it was included in a list of eligible.

In December 2017 the Committee suspended for life from the Olympics a few dozen athletes from Russia for violating anti-doping rules at the Olympic Games in Sochi. Direct evidence of the guilt of the athletes were not given. Later, the CAS annulled the verdict, replacing the lifetime ban to a suspension from Games in 2018.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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