In MST commented on the suspension of accreditation of wfla

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the Minister of sports of the Russian Federation Oleg Matytsin signed a decree on suspension of accreditation of the all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla). The Agency’s solution called the protection of the interests of athletes, according to TASS.

“the Decision will not entail additional risks and the deterioration of athletes, with individual access to international competitions and will not affect the integrity of national and interregional competitions and the preparation for it,” added in MST.

the Formal reason for the suspension of activities of the club was a violation of the organization part 5.1 of article 14 of the Federal law “On physical culture and sports in the Russian Federation” in the items relating to the fight against doping.

“the Leadership of the club did not ensure adequate participation of Federation in the prevention of doping in sport and struggle against it… the New leadership of the club not taken the necessary measures to establish constructive cooperation with the international Federation and resolution of the situation”, – reads the statement of the sports Department of the Russian Federation.

the Decision on suspension of accreditation of the national athletics Federation valid until March 1, 2020.

Earlier it was reported that the club can deny membership in the international Federation of World Athletics. The proposal was made by the Council of independent track and field Athletics disciplinary body Integrity Unit in case will be proved by the prosecution “the case of Lysenko”.

In August 2019 sportsman-jumper suspected anti-doping rule violation. The athlete is currently not involved in the competition due to the current suspension.

wfla supported the athletes from Russia under a neutral flag

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