Olympic champion salt lake city, figure skater Alexei Yagudin reacted harshly to the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to invite the Russian athletes Ksenia hosting community and Ivan Bukin at the winter Games in Pyeongchang. The athlete did not restrain his emotions in his Instagram.
photo: Natalia Black
Yagudin is not enough censorship of expressions to Express their dissatisfaction with the decision of the IOC. The situation of non-admission of a number of leading Russian sportsmen to the Olympic games in 2018 he called “utter chaos.”
“What the **** (nonsense — ed.), there is really no other words! This is a complete mess already! Forgive me for such words, it is a complete ***** (absurd — approx.)! And foreigners say that the sport is politics!”—said Yagudin.
Skater called officials of the IOC and world anti-doping Agency (WADA) as “creatures” and “scum”, broke life “pure athletes”. “Broken heart from the news!”, — he added.
We are talking about the decision of the IOC dated 23 January, according to which to participation in competition are not allowed Ivan Bukin (ice dance, pair up with Alexandra Stepanova) and Ksenia hosting community (pair skating, paired with Fedor Klimov).
From Games was also suspended biathlete Anton Shipulin, short-tremist Viktor Antonov, skier Sergey Ustyugov, as well as a number of Russian skaters and hockey players. It was reported that they were not included in the list of the invitees to the Games because of the presence of their names on the basis of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory, which was headed by the informant WADA Grigory Rodchenkov.
Read the material: the IOC announced the hunt for Russian stars: why we get suspended again