Vyalbe: ‘The FIS manager said that even if they allow us to compete, they still won’t let us into Scandinavia’

International Ski Federation (FIS) President Johan Eliash has said Scandinavian countries will deny Russian skiers entry even if they are allowed to start, the head of the Russian Ski Federation has said. competition (FLGR). Elena Vyalbe .

On Saturday, a meeting of the FIS Council will take place, during which a decision will be made on the participation of Russian skiers in the competitions of the new season.

– To be honest, we are already determined not to let each other in. We are preparing for All-Russian competitions, the Russian Cup, the national championship. The calendar was designed in such a way that we almost covered the World Cup calendar, with the exception of the Tour de Ski. All tournaments will take place in parallel with the FIS.

If suddenly something happens and something else happens, we will be happy, but in a personal meeting with FIS President Eliash, he said that even if it happens that we are admitted to international departures, we would certainly not be allowed to enter Scandinavia. They have already been informed that they will not accept Russian athletes, Vyalba told .

The first stage of the new season’s Cross-Country World Cup will take place from November 25 to 27 in the Finnish Ruka.

Source : MatchTV

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