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The Olympic Committee of Russia (OKR) sent to the international Olympic Committee (IOC) list of 350 candidates to participate in the winter Olympic games 2018 in Pyeongchang. It is reported TASS citing a source in the ROC.

“In November we took the decision to reduce extended list of candidates for participation in the Olympic games in South Korea for up to 350 people. We have made those athletes that potential really could adequately represent Russia at the Games, after which the document was sent to IOC”, — stated in the ROC.

In the expanded list, approved in April 2017, was part 633 of the athlete. According to TASS, the number of candidates on a trip to South Korea included all active athletes that have been barred for life by the disciplinary Committee of the IOC from participating in the Games for doping violations at the Olympics 2014 in Sochi .