The president of the PRC disagreed with the Minister of Sports about the number of Russians participating in the Paris Olympics 13:10

Stanislav Pozdnyakov, president of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), believes that only a few Russians will compete at the Olympics in Paris. stated that RIA News.

“I think the minister knows what he is talking about. I have slightly different assumptions: I think that only a few sports representatives will have such an opportunity at the moment,” said Pozdnyakov.

Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin had previously suggested that approximately 180 Russian athletes would compete in the 2024 Olympic Games. He also stated that this figure is the maximum and the situation has not changed for the better.

At the end of February 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) appealed to international sports federations, recommending that Russian and Belarusian athletes not be allowed to participate in any competitions.

At the meeting of the IOC Executive Committee on March 28, 2023, it was proposed to allow the Russians to remain in neutral status if the athletes are not actively involved in supporting military operations.

The Paris Olympic Games will start at the end of July 2024.

Previously reportedHe said a Russian wrestler had qualified for the Olympic Games in Paris.

Source: Gazeta


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