– The international Paralympic Committee (IPC), obliging the Russian Paralympic Committee (RCC) to pay 250 thousand euros for each year of suspension makes another attempt to put pressure on Russia and earn, said the Chairman of the Duma Committee on physical culture and sport Mikhail Degtyarev.
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“This is the height of injustice and an attempt to cash in on our country. This continued pressure on our country, a new act in a dishonest world of the game against Russia,” – said Degtyarev “Interfax” on Monday.
On Monday, the press service of the International Paralympic Committee announced that the IPC ordered the Russian Paralympic Committee to pay 250 thousand euros for each year of suspension. “The international Paralympic Committee wants to 1 January 2017 Paralympic Committee of Russia compensated for the costs associated with the increase in the number of Russian athletes tested in the period from 18 July (the date of the publication of the report of Richard McLaren) to December 31, 2016. From 1 January 2017, the RCC for each calendar year of the discharge has to pay the IPC for 250 thousand Euro, and 125 thousand euros for three years post restoration of membership in the IPC”, – stated in the message.
In accordance with the requirements, RCC should open an account in one of the German banks until December 31, 2016 with the balance of 500 thousand euros, which amount shall not be reduced less than 250 thousand euros,” – noted in the message.
The Russians were not allowed to the Paralympics
August 23 court of arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed the appeal of the Paralympic Committee of Russia the decision dated 7 August the suspension of RCC membership in the IPC. The court in Lausanne decided that it was done in accordance with the rules of the International Paralympic Committee.
The removal of PKR means a ban on the filing of the application for participation of all Russian Paralympians at the games in Rio, which took place from 7 to 18 September in Brazil.
RCC filed a lawsuit in the Federal court of Switzerland, but the claim was rejected. And Russians in the Paralympics are not made.