– International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said that the IOC decision concerning Russia final and apply only to the Olympics in Pyeongchang.
“The decision is final. It is clear,” said Bach at a press conference in Lausanne on Wednesday. According to him, the decision applies only to Games in Pyeongchang.
The Executive Committee of the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday decided to suspend Russia’s Olympic Committee from participating in the winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, “clean” athletes will be allowed to participate under the neutral flag.