Falls to zero the number of Russian athletes who will take part in athletics competitions in Rio; the solely admitted athlete, the long jumper Darya Klishina, in fact has been suspended by IAAF.
CAS general secretary Matthieu Reeb, confirmed to the russian press agency TASS that the athlete appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sports agains IAAF decision.
On the 6th of August the International Federation decided to reconsider the report created by WADA Independend Commission, the famous McLaren Report, due to new evidences concerning Darya Klishina.
IAAF tells me: “We have removed (Klishina's) exceptional eligibility status based on new information we received last week.”
— James Ellingworth (@jellingworth) August 13, 2016
Klishina has been offered to give explanation about these new information that brought IAAF to suspend her.
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