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Lifter from Russia was disqualified for Putin

Photo: screenshot of the video, the athlete showed the t-shirt with Putin

Russian athlete decided to show a t-shirt with the Russian President.

During the awarding ceremony at the European championship on the classic bench press in Finland powerlifter from Yakutia Paralympic Vladimir Balynets unbuttoned his jacket and showed the t-shirt with Putin. This was the reason for the disqualification from the International powerlifting Federation (IPF). About it reports the Soviet sports.

The incident occurred in August at the European championship on the classic bench press in Finland.

The disciplinary Committee of the IDF has described the actions of the Russians as a violation of article 3.4 IPF, which prohibits the demonstration of political and religious symbols.

“For Balance this t-shirt not only brings luck, but it has already become something of a mascot. Now the Russian powerlifter will have to hide your “charm” under a jacket and wear close to the body,” – writes the edition.

Earlier, the Russian Lokomotiv player Dmitry Tarasov took game Jersey, under which he had a t-shirt with the image of Russian President Vladimir Putin and inscription “Most polite President.“ The club have fined the player.

The Russian attacked Ukrainian t-shirt

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