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IOC recommendation: the Russian Olympic Committee denounces “unacceptable” and “discriminatory criteria”


Stanislav Pozdniakov is no more satisfied than the opponents of the potential return of Russian and Belarusian athletes on the international scene.

The president of the Russian Olympic Committee considered that the criteria issued on Tuesday by the IOC to allow the reintegration of Russian and Belarusian athletes into international competitions, under a neutral banner and on an individual basis, were "discriminatory



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The criteria announced for the return to international competitions are unacceptable.

This is discrimination based on nationality

,” Stanislav Pozdniakov castigated at a press conference.

The IOC recommends the reinstatement of Russians and Belarusians, provided that they do not “

actively support the war in Ukraine

” and are not “

under contract

” with the army or security agencies.

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Source: lefigaro

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