Russia, despite the hard decision of the International Olympic Committee will send its athletes to the winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
The IOC on Tuesday officially announced the suspension of Russia from participation in the Olympic games 2018 in Pyeongchang, and the membership of the Russian Olympic Committee to the IOC suspended.
Russian athletes, is not implicated in doping scandals and the recent elevated levels of doping control in South Korea will be able to compete under a neutral flag and Olympic anthem. However, none of the members of the administrative team Russia’s controversial Olympics
in Sochi will not be able to go to Pyeongchang.
It is not excluded that Russia without the national anthem and the flag refuses to come to the Olympics, but the country’s President Vladimir Putin during the communication with the workers of the Gorky automobile plant has ruled out the option of boycotting the Games in Pyeongchang.
“We without a doubt won’t declare no blockade, we will not let our Olympians to take part”, – quotes Putin “R-Sport”.
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To categorical sanctions from the IOC led one of the largest scandals in the history of world sport. Canadian Professor Richard McLaren, accused Russia of the existence of the state doping system, and an extensive investigation of the report, McLaren has cost Russia the loss of first place in the medal standings of the Olympics 2014 in Sochi and pass Games 2018 in Pyeongchang.
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