Russia wanted to punish escaped to Ukraine women


Anastasia Rassasavatee: page Anastasia Rasskazovo in the “Classmates”

The Russian biathlon Union (RBU) will try to get the disqualification of athletes Catherine beh, Anastasia Rasskazovo and Oksana Moskalenko, who decided to play for the national team of Ukraine. This is with reference to the source reported Federal news Agency (FAN).

The decision on change of sport nationality of the Russians will host the international biathlon Union (IBU). After the Ukrainian side will go to all necessary documents, the IBU will appeal to SBR and clarify whether it has any objections. According to the source, the Board of the Union will insist on sanctions, because one of the athletes having played for the Junior national team.

Senior coach reserve team of Russia Nikolay Bolshakov criticized the decision of the beh, Rasskazovo and Moskalenko. In his opinion, athletes have been dishonest, not informing the Russian side about leaving to another team.

Four-time Olympic biathlon champion Alexander Tikhonov, commenting on the decision of Russians who opposed the current leadership of the RBU, namely, Vladimir Drachev. “Just fleeing from the current President Mr. Drachev and his team. Of course, athletes of interest to us. We lost [Darya] Domracheva. And now go from a standstill Drachev. Athletes, budding, certainly,” he said.

Earlier, on 2 August it became known that the beh, Rasskazova and Moskalenko made the decision to participate in international competitions under the flag of Ukraine. As stated in Federation of biathlon of the country, parents of athletes — the Ukrainians.

Last season, the 20-year-old Rasskazova represented Russia at the Junior stages of the IBU Cup, and in 2016 and 2017 participated in the world Junior Championships. 19-year-old beh and 18-year-old Moskalenko at the level of teams did not compete.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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