Samaranch Jr. take over the presidency of the Olympic Committee of Russia

Head of the coordination Commission «Beijing 2022», instead of the President of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov will temporarily become Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr. Before Zhukov was expelled from the IOC in the framework of the decisions adopted by the Executive Committee of this organization against Russia for doping violations.

Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr. take over the presidency of the Olympic Committee of Russia. Alexander Zhukov was removed from this position before — at the meeting of the IOC in Lausanne, reports «TV Center».

The results of the investigation based solely on the testimony of the fugitive functionary RUSADA Gregory Rodchenkov, the Russian team was allowed to go to the winter games in Pyeongchang, but humiliating for our country reservations.

«Clean» athletes invited to compete under the Olympic flag and wearing the uniform without the state symbols. To be called while they are «Olympic athletes of Russia». However, even in the International Olympic Committee until the end there is no clear understanding whether our team be perceived as the team or not.

In addition, OCD shall pay a fine in the amount of $ 15 million. There is a separate clause that in Pyeongchang will not be able to go to any Russian athlete who participated in the Sochi Games. To accept these conditions or not, will decide next week.

A meeting of the national Olympic Committee will be held on 12 December. Athletes, which disqualified for life, began to appeal to the court of arbitration for Sport. There has already stated that he had received 22 applications for review of a decision of the International Olympic Committee.



Samaranch Jr. take over the presidency of the Olympic Committee of Russia 07.12.2017

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