The Minister of sports of Russia Pavel Kolobkov

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MOSCOW, February 3. /TASS./ The Minister of sports of Russia Pavel Kolobkov expects that the Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) under the leadership of Valerie Fourneyron have time to check 15 Russians before the start of the Olympic games 2018 in South Korea’s Pyeongchang. About this Kolobkov said TASS.

On Saturday, the IOC Director of communications mark Adams announced that the Commission will check Fourneyron 15 Russians acquitted by the court of arbitration for Sport (CAS), for their invitation to participate in the Olympic games in Pyeongchang.

“I hope that action on 13 Russian athletes and two coaches will be delivered before the start of the Games – said Balls . – Many athletes who are waiting for the decision, prepare for the Olympics while waiting for a fair verdict of the Commission.”

On Thursday, the CAS has decided to satisfy the appeal 28 the Russian athletes, barred for life from the Olympic games in respect of anti-doping rule violation at the Games-2014 in Sochi. The Russian Olympic Committee appealed to IOC with a request to send an individual invitation to participate in the Games in 2018 the skeleton sliders Alexander Tretyakov, Elena Nikitina, Maria Orlova, skiers Alexander Legkov, Evgeniy Belov, Maxim Vylegzhanin, Alexander Immortal, Evgenia Shapovalova, Natalia Matveeva, Olga skaters Fatkulinoy, Alexander Rumyantsev, Artem Kuznetsov, sanochnitsa Tatiana Ivanova and albert Demchenko coaches and Sergey Chudinov.

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