On the 2018 Olympics won the appeal athletes will not compete

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After the decision of the sports arbitration of Lausanne to remove the sanctions imposed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 28 representatives of winter sports from Russia, in the unofficial medal standings of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia regained the top spot. Writes about this “Medusa”.

According to her calculations, the Russian athletes was 29 gold medals, which is three more than coming in second place of the Norwegians. In third place with 25 top awards are athletes from Canada.


Information: meduza.io

“Medusa” notes that the arbitration in Lausanne had not yet considered the appeal of three Russian biathletes, who in Sochi was awarded two silver medals.

5 Dec 2017 IOC because of the systematic anti-doping rule violations barred from participating in the 2018 Olympics, the national Olympic Committee of the Russian Federation. The IOC Executive Board also suspended for life from any involvement in the Olympics and former sports Minister Vitaly Mutko and his former Deputy Yury Nagornykh. To participate in the Olympics 2018 will under the Olympic flag individual athletes from Russia.

The Commission the IOC under the leadership of Denis Oswald was involved in retesting doping samples of Russians from the Olympics in Sochi, and athletes from the list of “Duchess”, which, according to the informant world anti-doping Agency Gregory Rodchenkova, applied developed a cocktail of anabolic steroids and vermouth. In the end 43 of the athlete has been barred for life from participation in Competitions.

42 of them filed appeals to CAS.

On 1 February the court of arbitration for sport of Lausanne has satisfied the appeal 28 representatives of winter sports from Russia to the decision of the IOC about a lifetime suspension from the Olympics. With athletes all of the sanctions lifted, their results at the 2014 Games should be re-introduced to the tables of the competition. “Collected by the International Olympic Committee’s evidence is insufficient to establish that an anti-doping rule violation has been committed by the athletes,” said the referees.

Even with 11 athletes took a lifetime suspension, but a ban on their participation in the 2018 Olympics is upheld.


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