Athletistic/Football. State Duma deputy and Olympic champion Svetlana Zhurova believes that UEFA should impose a sanction and fine on the Swedish Football Federation for banning the participation of the Russian U17 women’s team in the final stage of the Championship. ‘Europe.

She pointed to the precedent of Wimbledon tennis, which was fined for similar actions and lost ranking points. Zhurova emphasized that Sweden, as the organizer of the competition, is obliged to follow the instructions of the founder. She expressed her bewilderment at the exclusion of children from Russia without objective justification. The final part of the European Championship will take place in Sweden from May 5 to 18, 2024.

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