The Russians will organize a ski jumping competition. The competition will take place in March
February 24 Vladimir Putin decided to start military invasion in Ukraine. The bestiality of the aggressor quickly brought consequences in the character sanctions imposed, among others on Russian oligarchs. They also paid for the decisions made by the Russian president athletes. For they have stayed excluded from international competition.
Absence of Russian players can be seen with the naked eye, especially in winter sports. They have achieved excellent results so far. in ski jumping and cross-country skiing. However, the Russians decided to circumvent the rules and announced … international ski jumping competition in the Yekaterinburg region.
Ski jumping competitions in Russia. They want to circumvent the sanctions imposed by the FIS
The competitions organized by the Russian Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Federation are to be held in March 2023. “Friendly countries” are to take part in the competition. As it turns out, although not only Russian jumpers will compete in the competition, the event will continue to have national statusplayed under the name of the so-called Copper Mountain Cup. So it seems that the Russians did not manage to get around completely sanctions imposed on athletes.
Let us remind you that shortly before the start of the current winter season, International Ski Federation (FIS) made a decision about extending the exclusion from the competition of representatives of Russia and Belarus. The ban on competition outside the country applies until the end of the 2022/23 season.
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