Russian Weightlifting Team Has Been Banned From Rio Olympics

Russian Weightlifting Team Has Been Banned From Rio Olympics

On Monday it is revealed by the McLaren report on Russian doping and they had said that the whole Russian team will be thrown out from the RIO Olympics 2016. As it is the evidence of systematic and widespread state sponsored doping by Russian athletes at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Russian Weightlifting Team Has Been Banned From Rio Olympics

World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) is setting up the International Olympics Committee and International Paralympic Committee had considered for banning all the athelete in the championship which was entered by Russian Olympic Committee for the next month’s Olympic which was going to be held in Rio De Janeiro. The first president of WADA, Dick Pound had said that IOC was loath to take such an important and risky step.

As none of the athlete will going to participate under the Russian flag. Dick Pound had said in an interview on the BBC Radio 4 Today program, that I do get the impression, reading between the lines, that the IOC is for some reason very reluctant to think about the total exclusion of the Russian team.

There is an separate ruling on Thursday will be hold on whether 68 Russian track and field atheletes should be allowed to compete in Rio. While on the other hand Dick Pound had felt the clean athletes in Russia would felt as the systematic state sponsored doping in the country would make it very hard to determine that who is one of the Russian athlete will be clean. For more to know about the sports reports stay tuned with us.

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