OCD commented on the invitation to the Olympics-2020


www.vsyako.netStanislav Pozdnyakov Photo: Vladimir Trefilov / RIA Novosti

The President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Stanislav Pozdnyakov has commented on the invitation from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the Games in 2020 in Tokyo. His words leads TASS.

“De facto, all our efforts are focused on the team’s preparation for the Olympics, we look forward to the Games in Tokyo,” — said Pozdnyakov. He noted that the preparation of national teams for the Olympics is going according to plan and the Federation receive adequate funding.

The OCD received an official invitation from the IOC earlier on 26 July. It was noted that the Russian team will perform without any restrictions or additional conditions. In particular, athletes will be able to come to the Games under the Russian flag.

Before the Olympics 2018 ROC was disqualified by the findings of an investigation into doping in Russian sports. At the Games in Pyeongchang under a neutral flag was made by the team “Olympic athletes of Russia”. A number of athletes also received an invitation to the Games from the IOC and are unable to compete. After the Olympics in South Korea, the status of the ROC has been restored.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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