Rio 2016: Klishina refuses to return to Russia after Olympics

Source : 112 Ukraine

Klishina is not eager to go home
12:30, 18 August 2016


Russian athlete, the person involved in doping scandal Darya Klishina will continue training in the United States after the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

"I will continue to train in America, and I am not going to change anything. After the Games I have a couple more starts, then I'm going to rest a little, well, and then get back to training", Klishina said to

Klishina, who was the only Russian athlete allowed to participate in the Games, took the ninth place in the finals in the long jump.

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) suspended her of the Games, but two days later the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturned the decision, after which the IAAF gave Klishina the opportunity to represent Russia in Rio.

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