The biathlon federations of Norway, Poland and Brazil opposed the participation of the Russians in the tournaments.
MOSCOW, September 16 – RIA Novosti. The biathlon federations of Norway, Poland and Brazil spoke at the congress of the International Biathlon Union (IBU), the head of the press service of the Russian Biathlon Union (RBU), Sergey Averyanov, in which they spoke against the admission of Russians to the competition. ), reports on Telegram channel.
The IBU Congress on Friday decided to approve the exclusion of Russian and Belarusian athletes from international competitions until further notice.
The head of the RBU Viktor Maygurov and the head of the Belarusian Biathlon Federation Andrian Tsybulsky spoke at the congress, then a representative of the Ukrainian delegation spoke. In addition, the delegate from Brazil made statements for the removal of the Russians.
Previously, the IBU suspended Russian and Belarusian athletes from competitions under its auspices against the situation in Ukraine, and suspended the membership of the RBU and the Belarusian Biathlon Federation (BFB). These decisions were taken in line with the recommendation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
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