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Bronze medalist of the Olympic games, the Russian skier Ilya Chernousov changed sports citizenship in the Swiss. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of the International ski Federation (FIS).
Transition 33-year-old skier was approved by the FIS this week. For the Russian national team Chernousov has not played since mid-2016. In recent years, the athlete has only participated in the commercial competition.
The assets of a Russian bronze medal of the 2014 Games in Sochi at a distance of 50 kilometers. Also Chernousov became third at the 2011 world Championships in skiathlon 15+15 km.
Monday, may 25, about a possible change of sport nationality voted three-time world champion in the high jump Maria Laecken. She has said it has no plans to represent another country.
Video, photo All from Russia.