Lawyer: I do not claim that the IOC has recognized the signature Rodchenkova fake.
Lawyer Alexei Panich, represented in the Sports arbitration court the interests of the biathlete Olga Zaitseva, said that did not make statements about fake signatures Gregory Rodchenkov in the documents provided by the IOC.
“I noticed that some mass media published incorrect information with reference to my comment regarding the new Rodchenkova testimony presented at the hearing. They argue that the IOC has recognized that the signatures were forged Rodchenkova. I would like to stress that I never gave such a statement.
I just said that the IOC has introduced a new certificate Rodchenkova. When I saw these posts, I contacted the appropriate media and indicated that this information is incorrect and I never said that. However, I can not exclude that this statement may still appear in the press. Of course, I will continue to inform the media that this information is wrong. I confirm that the IOC may use my email as a rebuttal if necessary”, — quotes the letter Panich IOC “RBC-Sport”.
March 2-3, at the CAS held a hearing of the appeal Zaitseva, Olga Vilukhina, Yana Romanova and. Women who have already completed a professional career in November 2017 was disqualified for life by the IOC for violating anti-doping rules, the results at the Olympic games in Sochi was cancelled. Documents with signatures Rodchenkova are the main evidence in the case of the Russians.
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