After several revelations about systematic doping in Russia, the country has officially stopped participating in the current Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Despite this, as many as 300 Russian athletes are in place, and may compete under the name Russia's Olympic Committee (ROK).
Gold medalist critical
And they are doing well.
ROK is third in the medal league, with a total of 38 medals (14 gold, 14 silver and 10 bronze).
However, not everyone thinks that it is right for Russian athletes to participate in the Olympics, despite the country's suspension from the international anti-doping agency Wada - a ruling that later also passed in the sports arbitration court (which, however, shortened the suspension from four years to two).
One such critical athlete is the American rower Megan Kalmoe, who, among other things, has a World Cup gold and an Olympic bronze on the merit list.
“Seeing a crew that should not even be here leave with a silver is a disgusting feeling.
It's a big disappointment overall, and I suffer with all the other athletes in the A-final ", she writes on Twitter, after Vasilisa Stepanova and Jelena Orjabinskaya took silver behind New Zealanders Grace Prendergast and Kerri Gowler.
For Kalmoe, who paired with Trace Eisser, it ended with a tenth place.