The international Olympic Committee (IOC) has submitted seven documents with forged signatures at the hearing, the court of arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne in the case of the Russian biathletes Olga Zaitseva, Olga Vilukhina, Yana Romanova and. The exact number of papers called the lawyer of sportswomen Alexei Panich, quoted “R-Sport”.
According to Panich, signatures on seven of the nine documents with the written testimony of former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory of Gregory Rodchenkov are fake. He noted that Rodchenkov has consented to the use of his electronic signature, but it is present in only two copies, which became known by results of examination.
“That is in respect of seven documents, the experts pointed out that the signatures Rodchenkova was made by another person that was just trying to copy the style Rodchenkova,” — said the lawyer.
Earlier, on 3 March it was reported that the IOC admitted the forgery of the signatures of the former head of the Moscow laboratory. So the Committee responded to the request from CAS.
Panich representing the interests of Russian biathletes Olga Zaitseva, Olga Vilukhina, Yana Romanova and reported the fake signatures on the written testimony Rodchenkova March 2. To such conclusion came the British and Russian experts. Testimony, according to counsel, was the key evidence in the case of the Russian biathletes.
Athletes were disqualified for life in November 2017 for violating anti-doping rules and the results at the Games in Sochi in 2014 were cancelled. Biathletes have won silver in the relay at the Olympics, and I also showed the second result in the sprint.
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