The President of the bobsleigh Federation of Russia Alexander Zubkov

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IGLS /Austria/, on December 16. /Offset. TASS albert Starodubtsev/. The President of the bobsleigh Federation of Russia Alexander Zubkov considers that the international Olympic Committee (IOC) may not allow to go to the Olympics in South Korea a number of coaches and specialists who worked at the Games-2014 in Sochi. About Zubkov told TASS.

December 5, the IOC had allowed a pure Russian athletes to perform at the Games in 2018 under the Olympic flag. It was also decided that along with the Olympic in Pyeongchang can go and coaches who were not previously involved in doping scandals. Earlier, the IOC banned for life from 12 Russian bobsleigh and skeleton racers competing in Sochi 2014, to participate in subsequent Contests .

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“We have serious concerns that not all of our coaches and specialists of the IOC will be allowed to go to the Olympics to South Korea, confessed Zubkov. – The majority of the members of the coaching staff worked on previous Games in Sochi.”

“We are now working on parallel issues, who will be able to go to Sochi, if any of the candidates, the IOC will not approve. From those coaches who will travel to Pyeongchang, will largely depend on the results of the athletes, so we will get a lot of attention. And those who are forced to stay home and will work remotely with the Olympians”, – concluded the Agency interlocutor.

Bobsleigh Federation of Russia on December 4 filed suit in the court of arbitration for Sport, 12 of the Russian bobsleigh and skeleton racers, whose results are shown in the 2014 Games, was cancelled by the disciplinary Commission of the IOC. Lawsuits against the IOC filed Sergey Chudinov, Olga Potylitsyna, Alexander Tretyakov, Elena Nikitina, Maria Orlova, Alexei Nepodailo, Dmitry Trunenkov, Alexander Zubkov, Alexander Kasyanov, Alexey Pushkarev, Ilvir Khuzin and Olga Stulneva.