Russian swimmers Veronika Andrusenko and Alexander Kudashev have been temporarily suspended from the competition due to suspicions of anti-doping rule violations. About it reported on the website of the International Swimming Federation (FINA).
The athletes were supposed to compete at the Tokyo Olympics. According to FINA, the decision to suspend the swimmers is based on data received from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and following from a study of information from the Moscow Anti-Doping Laboratory.
In a conversation with TASS, President of the All-Russian Swimming Federation Vladimir Salnikov notedthat will seek to justify the Russian athletes so that they can compete at the Olympics, which will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021.
Formerly the Russian Olympic Committee gave out Russian athletes are instructed on how to behave at the Olympics, including with journalists and in social networks. The memo contains ready-made answers to questions about doping, Crimea, Donbass, harassment and the Black Lives Matter movement.