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The Commission the IOC under the leadership of Denis Oswald recognized the Russian skier Nikita Kryukov guilty of doping violations at the Olympics 2014 in Sochi. Silver medal in the team sprint he was deprived in November in connection with the disqualification of his teammate Maxim Vylegzhanin. Its main task hooks sees the restoration of its reputation.

“I take the medal. First Maxim Vylegzhanin was removed, and since I ran with him (team sprint) in the same team, now and me. I with this decision do not agree. There was a small percentage of hope that I will make a negative decision. But practice shows that all under one carbon paper removed. The main task for me now is to clear my name, restore my reputation, which I trust,” — said Kryukov in an interview with RBC.

Skier said it will Lodge an appeal against the decision of the IOC. “First, I will submit to CAS, and then maybe in civil court,” — said the athlete . He explained that he would not return the silver medal in the Olympics in 2014 until you have completed all legal procedures to appeal the decision.