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IAFF let two Russian athletes under a neutral flag season start

18f70f7ac7f358d7f54d34b58e90325d - IAFF let two Russian athletes under a neutral flag season start

Russian athletes Maxim Afonin and Anna Krylova may this season of the International athletics federation IAAF, which took office as a neutral athletes (ANA), and was the IAAF Wednesday known. In total, the counter so on the 21st of Russian athletes, who this year, under the neutral flag in the competition act.

Seven of them, among whom Afonin and Krylova, managed to qualify for the world cup indooratletiek, that beginning next month starting in the Uk Birmingham.

Russia since november 2015 banned from all international athletic games, after systematic doping among Russian athletes was established. At the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 was verspringster Darya Klishina, the only Russian athlete who, under the neutral flag was allowed to take office. At the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in London a year later, that number had already grown to nineteen Russian athletes.

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