State accreditation wfla suspended until March 1

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the Commission on the state accreditation of the all-Russian sports federations Ministry of sports has suspended the accreditation of all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla). It is reported by Interfax.

“by Decision of the Commission state accreditation of the club were suspended until March 1, 2024”, – decided by the Commission.

Previously, the Council of independent track and field Athletics disciplinary body Integrity Unit recommended to deprive of vfla membership in the international Federation of World Athletics, if the allegations in “the case of Lysenko” will be proved.

the Case against a high jumper Dmytro Lysenko was opened in the late summer of last year. Athlete suspected anti-doping rule violation. He was suspended from international competitions.

In December, 2019 in connection with the “business of Lysenko” from office dismissed the head of wfla Dmitry shlyahtin. Also they lost their posts, the Executive Director of the organization Alexander Parkin and a number of persons involved in the incident.

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