Former women’s coach of the Russian biathlon Wolfgang Pichler called to remove the Russian group from participation in the winter Olympic games in South Korea in 2018. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the Frankfurter Allgemeine.
After the publication of the second part of the report of the WADA under the leadership of Richard McLaren international biathlon Union decided to suspend from competition Russian biathletes Yana Romanova and Olga Viluhina.
According to Pichler, if the Russian team to remove the Games, Russia will have time to “think”. He noted that then the world community will see what to do next, and you may start all over again.
Pichler was the coach of the Russian women’s team biathlon from 2011 to 2013. According to him, his team was always absolutely clean. Today, Pichler sbornuyu coach of the Swedish biathlon.
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