Athletistic/Figure skating. The 1988 Olympic ice dancing champion Natalya Bestemyanova emphasized that figure skaters, like all professional athletes, have the right to freely change their sports citizenship. At the European Championships currently taking place in Lithuania, Russian skaters representing other countries are performing.

“Changing sports citizenship is a completely normal process in sport. I follow the European Championship with interest. We do not comment when foreign players from South America, for example, perform at our championships. football,” Bestemyanova said in a conversation with a Sport24 correspondent. .

  • Bestemyanova spoke about the desire of the FFKKR to tighten the transition of Russian skaters to other teams