World Federation Russia fined about 1 billion yen Tokyo Olympics participation is limited to a maximum of 10 people March 13 3:25
World track and field athlete, World Athletic Federation, is able to compete in the Tokyo Olympics with an individual qualification after imposing a fine of about 1 billion yen in Japanese yen for the Russian Athletics Federation, which is suspended due to systematic doping issues We have decided to limit the players to a maximum of 10 players.
Due to Russia's systematic doping problem, the World Federation has stopped qualifying for the Russian Federation from 2015, and Russian athletes are not allowed to participate in the Olympics and the world championship as national representatives and must prove innocence If you meet the qualification, you will compete in a neutral personal qualification.
In addition, WADA has banned Russia from participating in international competitions for four years and has ruled that only players who meet the strict requirements can participate in the Tokyo Games with individual qualifications.
In response, the Russian Federation has announced plans to change its position, including accepting a new chairman last month and recognizing allegations that it has denied.
Under these circumstances, the World Federation will discuss the treatment of the Russian Federation at a board meeting in Monaco on the 12th, and will be able to participate in the Tokyo Games with individual qualification after imposing a fine of about 1.04 billion yen in Japanese yen. Decided to limit Russian players to a maximum of 10 players.
If they do not pay half of the fine, or about 520 million yen, by July 1st, they may cancel the athlete's participation.
Last year, 30 Russian athletes competed in the World Championships with individual qualifications, but with this decision, participation will be further restricted at the Tokyo Olympics.