FIG bans Russia & Belarus

… further emergency measures against Russia and Belarus, following those announced on 26 February.

The EC took into account the latest recommendations from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the stance of the FIG Athletes’ Commission and the deep concerns and positions expressed by many national Gymnastics federations, and decided that:

Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials, including judges, are not allowed to take part in FIG competitions or FIG-sanctioned competitions from 7 March 2022 until further notice.

FIG adopts further measures against Russia and Belarus

World Cup Doha will be the last meet.

Of course most of the worldly Russian coaches and competitors are not supporting their government. But all non-military pressure must be put on Putin.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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