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US News Bach: Russian athletes are entitled to Olympia Start

09:55  01 august  2021
09:55  01 august  2021 Source:   express.de

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Russian Olympic Committee athletes ' commission write to IOC president. Thomas Bach urged to allow clean athletes to compete in Rio this summer. Russia was suspended from international track and field last November. Country accused of state-sponsored in World Anti-Doping Agency report. As a result of those measures, 'it is guaranteed that our athletes are clean; none of them have ever taken banned substances and there are no suspicions about them', the letter said. 'Please, tell us what else we must do to convince the Olympic community of our commitment to the fight against doping.'

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has hailed reforms made by Russia to tackle doping, adding that the organization is ready “to welcome the country back” to the Olympic family. “They have accepted that they have [ been ] served the toughest sanction that the IOC can issue with the suspension from the [Winter] Games and with individual athletes selection procedures not being governed by Russia but by the IOC,” Bach said. “They have got the message that they need to change,” he added, while also praising Russian sports officials for implementing reforms and

Ioc President Thomas Bach has re-defended the launch of a large selection of Russian athletes at Olympia in Tokyo.

Hat den Start russischer Athleten bei Olympia in Tokio erneut verteidigt: IOC-Präsident Thomas Bach. © Sebastian Gollnow / dpa has re-defended the start of Russian athletes at Olympia in Tokyo: IOC President Thomas Bach.

«You have subjected yourself to all qualifications and the appropriate tests, as well as all other athletes participating here. Therefore, they also have the claim to be treated accordingly, "said the head of the International Olympic Committee of the German Press Agency. At the participation of Russian athletes on the summer games in Tokyo, there is still criticism because of the scandal of state-supported doping.

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The International Olympic Committee says Russian athletes will be evaluated individually to determine their eligibility to compete in the Rio Games. The IAAF is reportedly standing firm and refusing to allow even “clean” Russian athletes to compete at the Olympics , saying that their issues must be settled in the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS). But with the Rio Games starting on August 5, it’s unclear if the Lausanne court will be able to cope with rulings on so many cases in time.

Prior to the 2019 decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Russia was expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, now taking place from 23 July to 8 August 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The World Anti-Doping Agency Wada had actually excluded Russia in December 2019 for four years from the world's most important sporting events. But at the end of 2020, the International Sport Court Haled Cas the lock. In Tokyo, Russian athletes are allowed to compete as neutral athletes under the name «Russian Olympic Committee» (ROC). "The Russian Olympic Committee is in full respect for the sanctions that have been pronounced by Wada," said Bach.

In total, 335 athletes and athletes from Russia at Olympia may be there in Japan. At halftime the games, the ROC selection is four of the medal mirror place.

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