What Russian Athletes Have Already Changed Citizenship: Everyone Wants To Speak At The Teams
Russian athletes did not stay away from the new doping scandal. This time, national authorities were caught on serious violations, which could deprive local representatives of the national team status at the olympic games. However, the russians found a way out.
Already former russian athletes: in which teams we will see local athletes
The output from the situation was the change of citizenship – russian biathlons began to resort to this tactic. It is this kind of sport in russia suffered a lot of victims, because among the number of representatives there were also multiple olympic championships, and owners of silver and bronze medals.
In a separate material, we talked about the reassons for the potential removal of russia from oi-2022.
Biathletes from russia, who decided to change citizenship for the sake of speaking for the national teams of other countries:
Interestingly, the world biathlon star anastasia kuzmin replaced citizenship in 2008, after which she became one of the strongest athletes in this sport on the world stage.
This month, anastasia completed a professional career. One of theories that can explain the mass routes of russian biathletes to other countries, – imitation of example kuzmina.
The sbr-ibu working group discussed the course and degree of fulfillment of all 12 points required to restorey the sbr at the extraordinary ibu congress in october 2019.
President of the sbr vladimir drachev appreciated the meeting as useful and constructive: https: // t.Co / iyvah6gsnd pic.Twitter.Com / wmbdltarkk
— union of biathlonists ru (@russianbathlon)
september 23, 2019
Most of these girls did not speak at the international level at all, because not so long ago they started in adult professional biathlon.
This sport for many years is considered one of the most problematic in the country, because the scandals associated with the use of doping biathletes, quarrels with coaches, and so on, was a lot. It sems that the january manipulations of rusada became the last straw for a number of athletes who have already received consent from the organs of both countries.
This tendency can easily touch on other sports that are presented at the olympic games. In our separate article we talked about the situation of russians at the world cup athletics. For example, maria lasitsene, which sevel weeks ago became a three-time world champion (light athletics, jumping), already talked about the change of citizenship as a successful continuation of a sports career.
Previously, we we wrote about the russians who were caught at the reception of doping.
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