Tarasova tells about Russian skaters who changed their citizenship: They are nobody 08:45

USSR Honorary Coach Tatyana Tarasova said that Russian figure skaters changed their sports citizenship because they could not compete in the domestic arena. TASS.

“Where are they going? They feel like they are nobody here and there is no way to call them. “They won’t be able to get into the top three or top five here, they won’t be able to,” said Tarasova.

At the end of February 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) issued a call to international sports federations and recommended that Russian and Belarusian athletes not be allowed to participate in any competitions. At the end of 2023, the organization decided to allow Russians and Belarusians to participate in the 2024 Summer Olympics as neutral athletes.

The International Skating Union (ISU) has banned athletes from both countries from competing in 2022. So far, the issue of Russians returning to the international arena has not been discussed. The last tournament of Russian figure skaters was the Olympic Games in Beijing.

Previously Tarasova in the name One of the strongest figure skaters in Russian history.

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Source: Gazeta


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