Vladimir Kazarin

MOSCOW, April 7. /Offset. TASS Veronica sovetova/. Court of arbitration for sport (CAS) suspended for life Russian athletics coach Vladimir Kazarin for violations during the current exclusion from the profession. This opinion TASS shared Executive Director of the Russian athletics Federation Alexander Parkin.

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On Friday court of arbitration for Sport (CAS) suspended for life coaches in athletics Russians Alexey Melnikov and Vladimir Kazarina for violating anti-doping rules.

“I think CAS was guided in his decision not only to previous violations Kazarina as violations during the period of temporary suspension, noted Parkin. And Melnikov, and Kazarin – the people who led our team in the period of mass anti-doping rule violations and the responsibility for what happened to our team in the first place was lying on them .”

In January, German television station ARD has released another film about doping in Russian sports. Informant channel was made by the Russian athlete Andrey Dmitriev. He said that the suspended coach Kazarin continues to train Russian athletes. Millers in January 2016 by the decision of the Commission of the International Association of athletics federations (IAAF) ethics was suspended from any activities related to athletics, because of the doping scandal around the Russian sportswoman Lilia Shobukhova.

Kazarin was accused of violating anti-doping rules by an independent Commission of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) under the leadership of Richard pound.