Rus News Journal

To the Russian biathlonist have allowed to support Ukraine

Board of the Union of biathlonists of Russia the positive decision concerning Natalia Burdygi`s transition in a national team of Ukraine has made. We will remind, recently Russian sportswoman has addressed with the corresponding request to president SBR   to Michael Prokhorov.
as informs official site SBR,   on voting   the offer has been taken out to allow to act to the sportswoman at the international competitions for a national team of Ukraine under condition of nonparticipation in go-ahead races before the termination of the two-year quarantine provided by article 2. 6 Constitutions IBU (on March, 14th, 2012).
According to the voting report, for the positive decision it has been given four voices (double Olympic champions Svetlana Ishmuratova and Dmitry Vasilev, and also trustees SBR Alexander Perelygin have approved the offer and Dmitry Aleksashin), three have voted against - president SBR Michael Prokhorov, chief executive SBR Sergey Kushchenko and head of the Tyumen area Vladimir Yakushev.
thus, the Union of biathlonists of Russia has given the official permission to transition of the sportswoman in a national team of Ukraine without the performance right in go-ahead races till 2012, however   the final decision still should be accepted to Executive committee of the International union of biathlonists.
we will remind, on December, 10th there was an information that   to the president of the Union of biathlonists of Russia Michael Prokhorov the missive from Natalia Burdygi with the request has arrived to consider the problem on its transition in structure of modular Ukraine. The sportswoman motivated the request with desire   To act at the international level as at present it does not pass even in reserve structure of a Russian team that in   age of 27 years threatens to deprive of its possibility to continue sports career.
also we will notice that   in 2006 on summer superiority   the world on biathlon the sportswoman   has won two gold however   has been convicted of the use of a dope and has undergone to disqualification for two years.