Athletistic / Speed ​​skating. Russian speed skater Danila Semerikov, a four-time bronze medalist at the World Championships, will compete for the Uzbekistan national team. The athlete himself reported this.

According to Semerikov, he decided to change his sports citizenship in order to continue participating in international competitions.

“Last year I received an offer to compete for Uzbekistan. I considered this opportunity. My only goal in sport is to continue performing and return to international competitions.

Speed ​​skater Semerikov won the 5000 m at a competition in Kolomna

This is a concrete goal, and I decided to accept the offer and play for the national team of this country,” Semerikov is quoted in Match TV.

Russian speed skaters are currently not participating in international competitions due to the suspension.