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Vyalbe pointed to the FIS’s plans to force Russian athletes to denounce the CBO for admission to the starters.

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President of the Russian Ski Racing Federation (FLGR) Elena Vyalbe He announced one of the criteria of the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) for the admission of Russian athletes to starts. According to him, the FIS wants to force athletes to openly condemn the CBO.

Vyalbe said in an interview with RIA Novosti that the head of the international organization Johan Elias The FLGR Secretary General called. The famous skier plans to return Russia to world competitions, as foreign sports officials “lost spectators, as they say, on the go.” However, a number of conditions were put forward for this, including verbal or written confirmation that Russian athletes do not support the CBO.

“Friends, but that is absolutely impossible,” stressed Elena Vyalbe.

Recall that due to the conflict in Ukraine, the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) removed athletes from Russia and Belarus from the last starts of last season. In October 2022, the FIS Council extended the restrictions for the 2022/23 season.

Source: Riafan

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