IOC hit again at American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson after she accused them of double requirements for banning her from Tokyo Video games after optimistic hashish check, however permitting 15-year-old Russian figure-skater Kamila Valieva to compete in Beijing
- Sha’Carri Richardson criticised choice to permit Kamila Valieva to compete
- Valieva was given a reprieve going into the ultimate day of the determine skating
- Richardson couldn’t compete in Tokyo after testing optimistic for marijuana
- The IOC have responded and dismissed Richardson’s double requirements declare
The Worldwide Olympic Committee have rejected claims from the US sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson that there have been double requirements of their dealing with of her anti-doping case and that of Russian prodigy Kamila Valieva.
Valieva was given a reprieve earlier this week to proceed competing at Beijing 2022 and leads going into right now’s ultimate day of the ladies’s determine skating.
Whereas Valieva, 15, was optimistic final December for the banned angina drug trimetazidine, and her pattern additionally included two authorized coronary heart drugs, hypoxen and L-Carnitine, Richardson was prevented from operating on the Tokyo Olympics due to a marijuana rap.
Sha’Carri Richardson slammed the choice to permit Kamila Valieva to compete in Beijing
Richardson (left) recommended there had been double requirements after she was wasn’t in a position to compete within the Tokyo Olympics as a result of a optimistic marijuana check
Richardson stated: ‘Can we get a strong reply on the distinction of her scenario and mine? The one distinction I see is I’m a black younger girl.’
An IOC spokesman responded: ‘You’ll be able to’t speak about double requirements in relation to Russian and American athletes, every case is particular person.
‘Richardson’s optimistic doping check was found on 19 June, and the consequence was acquired earlier than the beginning of the Olympics. She was suspended for a month. There’s nothing in widespread between these two instances.’
The IOC say there shall be an ‘asterisk’ subsequent to Valieva’s title if she wins right now as she has not but had a listening to to find out her innocence or guilt of doping.
Valieva examined optimistic for angina drug trimetazidine forward of the Winter Olympics
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