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Deputy of the General Director of the Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA) Margarita Pagnocca in an interview with YouTube channel МИТЬКoff commented on the disqualification biathlete Alexander Loginov for the use of illegal drugs.

the Functionary compared the incident with the cheating spouse, and also spoke about the benefits of apology in such situations.

“let’s Say you cheated on your wife and keep quiet. She expects you to say something about it, and you silently go. It’s probably not contribute to the restoration of good relations”, — said Ahnika.

She also added that the Russian athletes rarely publicly apologize for doping. According to her, the athletes are either silent or explain all the plots.

logins from November 2014 to November 2016 was suspended from the sport for using banned drug erythropoietin. After the end of the disqualification part of the biathlon, in particular, Norwegians tarjei and Johannes Bø, opposed his return to the sport and stated that he does not deserve medals of major events.

In the season 2019/2020 Loginov became the world champion and the bronze medalist of the tournament.