Against Russian and Belarusian athletes and organizations: 133 international sanctions (22.06.22 14:44) «Sports


In total, 133 sanctions were imposed in the world against Russia and Belarus, which provides for their exclusion from international sports organizations, depriving them of the opportunity to participate in international competitions and to hold such competitions on their territory.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced at a briefing by Deputy Head of the Presidential Office Oleksiy Dniprov.

“The topic of sanctions in sports has been widely discussed in recent weeks. At the beginning of Russia’s all-out war against Ukraine, the IOC recommended that international federations not allow athletes from aggressor and supporting countries to compete in international competitions. IOC President Thomas Bach stressed that time It is not yet time for the restrictions on athletes from Russia and Belarus to be lifted, and as of June 20, 133 penalties have been imposed for the exclusion of the Russian Federation and Belarus from international sports organizations and international competitions, as well as the deprivation of the right to organize and conduct international competitions on their territory. ”

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