USA sanctioned Olympic champion Nagorny 06/12/2024, 20:40

Olympic champion Nikita Nagorny in artistic gymnastics as part of the Russian national team was subject to US sanctions. This is proven by a published document. Web site US Treasury Department.

Nagorny was also included in the list consisting of 30 individuals and 200 legal entities from Russia and China. Sanctions were imposed to support the Russian government in the conflict with Ukraine.

Besides the gold at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Nagorny has eight victories at various European championships and a top three medals at the 2019 World Championships in artistic gymnastics – she won gold in the vault, all-around and team tournament in Stuttgart, Germany. . Moreover, since December 2020, the athlete has been the head of the main headquarters of the all-Russian military-patriotic movement Yunarmiya.

At the end of February 2022, the IOC issued a call to international sports federations and recommended that Russian and Belarusian athletes not be allowed to participate in any competitions. However, in December, the IOC allowed Russia and Belarus to participate in the 2024 Olympics with neutral status. The 2024 Olympics will be held in Paris from July 26 to August 11.

Previously Nagorny showed push-ups upside down.

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Source: Gazeta

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