Maigurov said that there are no requests from Russian biathletes to change citizenship.
MOSCOW, July 19 – RIA Novosti, Alexander Govorov. The head of the organization, Viktor Maigurov, said that he has not yet made a request to the Russian Biathlon Union (RBU) to change the sports citizenship of Russian athletes.
On Monday, tennis players Daria Kasatkina and Andrey Rublev Kasatkina said in an interview posted on journalist Viktor Kravchenko’s YouTube channel, they could change their sporting citizenship if the Russians were removed from all tournaments. In March, cyclist Pavel Sivakov changed his sports citizenship from Russian to French.
In April, Bekh, Moskalenko and Olga Abramova, who changed their Russian sports citizenship to Ukrainian in 2018, were expelled from the biathlon team by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine.
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