RUSADA will refuse testing athletes for a week

Deputy CEO of the Russian anti-doping Agency Margarita Pagnocca said that the organization will suspend the testing of athletes for a week because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus.

“We were guided by the decree of the President on the week. The decision agreed with the world anti-doping Agency. Now, first and foremost, it is important to the health of athletes” – quoted Ponikau RIA Novosti.

Recall that on 25 March the President of Russia Vladimir Putin addressed the nation, declaring the week of 30 March to 5 April outside. These measures have been taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection in the country.