Moscow, February 12, 2023, 19:21 — REGNUM Two-time Olympic champion in biathlon Anfisa Reztsova reacted to the words of a biathlete from France Martin Fourcadewho advocated the return of Russian athletes to the international arena, reports “Sport Express“.
“It is gratifying that Fourcade is on our side. I want to believe that he said it from the bottom of his heart.– said Reztsova.
The athlete said that Fourcade is well aware of what the Olympics can be without Russian athletes. She added that she would like other countries and athletes to come out in support, not being afraid of anything, the same Finns or Swedes.
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“Hope never dies! We believe that we will participate, although our athletes are a little sad … So much has fallen on us. But I was not surprised by Fourcade’s statement. He is a professional, he knows that the real struggle with the Russians, and not some kind of yard”– Reztsova clarified.
As reported IA REGNUMearlier Australia supported the proposal of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for Russian athletes at the Paris Olympics.