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IOC admits Russians and Belarusians as neutral athletes at the 2024 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has given the green light for the participation of Russians and Belarusians as neutral athletes at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. As the committee announced on Friday in Lausanne, Switzerland, the athletes must not actively support the Russian war of...

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IOC admits Russians and Belarusians as neutral athletes at the 2024 Olympics

Furthermore, no Russian and Belarusian flags or other identifying symbols are to be displayed at any official venue at the Olympic Games in Paris. No government representatives from Russia and Belarus are to be invited to the Games either.

According to the IOC, eleven athletes, eight Russians and three Belarusians, have qualified for the Games in Paris so far. More than 60 athletes from Ukraine have secured a starting place so far.

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Source: www.stern.de

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