The IOC apologized for doping the Russians at the Olympics


Stanislav Pozdnyakovo: Mikhail Voskresensky / RIA Novosti

The head of the delegation of Olympic athletes from Russia (OAR) Stanislav Pozdnyakov has apologized to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for violations of Russian athletes anti-doping rules. About it the correspondent “”.

“I apologized and athletes and IOC members for violations, all of you know, they are not of a systemic nature. I hope colleagues in the IOC is also aware. This is negligence, not intent. In conclusion, I thanked the colleagues with whom we worked seriously so that athletes can perform at these Games. And I said that the best reward will be the return of the national flag and the return of the ROC,” — said Pozdnyakov.

Previously on 24 February the court of arbitration for Sport disqualified Russian bobsleistku Hope Sergeyev, doping test which confirmed the substance in the body athletes the banned substance of Trimetazidine.

Also, due to the anti-doping rule violations the bronze of the Olympic games was deprived of the Russian curlers — wife of Alexander krushelnitsky and Anastasia Bryzgalova.

The games in Pyeongchang will end on 26 February.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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