– The President of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov said he had not heard about the intention of two-time Olympic champion and three times world champion in pole vaulting Yelena Isinbayeva to take the post of the head OKR.
“Honestly, the first time I heard about it”, – he told journalists, answering the appropriate questions.
Zhukov, who had already declared his intention to leave his post, said that he does not know for whom to vote in the election of the new head of the Committee, as long as there are no candidates. However, he expressed confidence that the people worthy of this post, in Russia.
Answering the question of who may participate in elections of the head of the ROC, Zhukov said that there are many worthy contenders, but too early to name the candidates.
Earlier Tuesday, the radio station “Moscow speaking” with reference to its sources said that Yelena Isinbayeva may hold the post of President OKR. Such a proposal last summer she allegedly made by President Vladimir Putin.