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Nine Russian athletes filed in the Savelovsky court of Moscow a claim against the General Director of the Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA) Yuri Hanusa. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
According to the source, the athletes wrote a statement about protection of honor and dignity after the interview Hanusa French newspaper L’equipe. In it, he criticized the leadership of the all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla) and stated that the athletes of Chuvashia held a banned blood transfusion.
The statement of the athletes stated that this information is untrue. The complaint was signed by seven athletes, gymnast and wrestler. Their names are not called.
In may this year, Hanus called doping is an integral part of the sport. He also admitted that he was aware that some athletes who shun the test, actually taking illegal drugs.
In November 2015 RUSADA has been deprived of compliance with the code of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) after the doping scandal in the Russian sport. The organization was reinstated in September 2018.
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