IAAF rejects almost all applications from Russian track and field athletes


The Foreign Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rejected applications from all Russian athletes for rtici tion in global competitions, including the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, except for long recoil athlete Darya Klishina, head of the legal de rtment at the Russian Olympic Board Alexandra Brilliantova told TASS on July 10.

“The refusals were pocket by everyone, except for Klishina,” she said.

“Exactly these refusals and the ends for those the Russian Olympic Committee and 68 athletes in their call for to CAS will be arguing,” she said. “All 68 people have filed maintains, including referring to refusals of the kind.”

Following its session in Vienna on June 17, IAAF unfaltering to keep in force the earlier imposed suspension of the All-Russia Athletics Bund’s (ARAF) membership in the global athletics body.

The suspension implied that Russian follower and track athletes were ineligible to take rt in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil except those, who demonstrated to be doping-clean.

The IAAF announced late last month that it set to righted the organization’s regulations in order to allow field and track athletes from Russia to submit special applications for international tournaments.

The world’s governing body of athletics, despite that, emphasized that Russians, admitted to competitions on an individual basis, thinks fitting be unable to perform as rt of the national team and would rtici te not under the neutral flag.

July 4 was set as the deadline for the submission of individual references, while the 2016 Summer Olympics are scheduled to be held in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro between August 5 and 21.

The Court of Arbitration for Make a fool of (CAS) in Lausanne announced on Monday that it received a filed lawsuit from the Russian Olympic Cabinet against IAAF in defense of the national field and track athletes ordering to rtici te in the 2016 Summer Games. The hearings are due July 19, the verdict choose be announced before July 21.

Source: Tass.com

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