International sports federations approved the participation of 250 Russian athletes in the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Interfax reports this referring to Russian Olympic Committee Head Alexander Zhukov.
The final number of the approved athletes is not reported. It is not known, in particular, whether these athletes had additional testing for doping, as required by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The original application contained 387 Russian national team athletes in total.