Tatyana Tarasova, the honored figure skating coach of the USSR, commented on the words of Pavel Yablonsky, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland.
The diplomat previously said that Poland should boycott the 2024 Olympic Games if Russian and Belarusian athletes participate.
“This is not the first time that Poles have made such statements. Bad people. It’s okay if they refuse to participate. The world will survive the Olympics without them, ”quotes Tarasova “Championship.com”.
Yablonsky stressed that this is his opinion and he will not urge everyone to boycott. According to him, sports associations will make their own decisions as they are independent from the government.
The Games will be held in the French capital and will run from July 26 to August 11, 2024.
It was previously reported that the sports ministers of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Poland were dismissed. returned In a joint statement calling on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to admit Russian and Belarusian athletes to the 2024 Olympic Games.
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