Opposed the disqualification of Russia, the British retired from WADA

Member of the Board of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) Briton Tracey Crouch, who opposed the suspension of Russia from the Olympic winter games 2018 in Pyeongchang, resigned his post. About it reports The Telegraph.

Crouch was supposed to vote on the restoration of the Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA) of rights, which was scheduled for November 16, but left WADA on their own. The act 42-year-old teacher explained that “wants to give someone else the opportunity to represent the European Union in the WADA”.

Thus, Britain in the leadership of WADA are only the head of the organization Craig reedy and Adam Pengilly.

27 Jun WADA partially restored the activity of RUSADA. She was suspended in November 2015, as the Board of WADA considered that the Russian anti-doping Agency does not meet the code of the organization.