Athletistic / Others. Russian authorities will not prevent Russian athletes from participating in the 2024 Olympic Games in neutral status. This was announced by Igor Levitin, assistant to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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“The president said this, it is the choice of each athlete. If an athlete decides that he rides in neutral status, we will not interfere with him,” Levitin is quoted in Sport-Express.

The Paris Olympic Games will take place from July 26 to August 11, 2024. At the end of March 2023, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommended that Russian and Belarusian athletes should only be allowed to participate in international competitions as neutral athletes .