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IAAF rejects applications of Russian athletes to participate in the Olympic Games, except one
16:45, 10 July 2016
IAAF rejects applications of Russian athletes to participate in the Olympic Games, except one

Only Russian athletes, who are able to prove their innocence in doping scandals can participate

16:45, 10 July 2016

"ТАСС"

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rejected the proposal of Russian athletes to participate in international competitions, including the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, except for long jumper Darya Klishina, said "TASS" with reference to the head of Legal Department Alexandra Brilliantova.

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At the same time Brilliantova emphasized that panic is not necessary. "No panic, all 68 athletes filed complaints in advance, including to such refusals, "- she said.

According to the IAAF Council from June 17 to participate in international competitions, including the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, will be allowed only Russian athletes, who are able to prove their innocence to the Russian anti-doping system and doping scandals.

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