Germany: «Athletes implicated in a sytem» — IPC President on Russian athletes

«The athletes were implicated in a system» said the President of International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Andrew Parsons, during a press conference in Bonn, Monday. Responding to a question regarding the fairness of the suspension and how this might affect the athletes, the IPC President said: «The athletes were implicated in a system, so, only the athletes that we can prove, and therefore they... Еще meet strictly the criteria that were set up are the ones that we'll allow to compete.» «It's not a matter of if I think it's fair or not, it's a matter of meeting a criteria that was approved by the IPC governing board,» he added. With regard to the Russian athletes that will compete at the Paralympics, Andrew Parson said «they will march but under the Paralympic, under the neutral Paralympic athlete delegation and under the IPC flag.» «It was a large majority to allow a neutral Paralympic athletes team to compete at the games,» he added. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Monday that it was maintaining its suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC).

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