The head of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov expects that the form of the Russians at the Olympic winter games 2018 in Pyeongchang will be the national items. His words leads TASS with reference to the channel “Russia-1”.
“The issue of mold will be discussed with the special Commission of the IOC, but it will be manufactured in Russia. I think this form will include national elements”, — said Zhukov.
Kit Russian athletes, including the front and tracksuits, was developed by the new supplier of the Olympic team of the firm Zasport. Only was produced one thousand sets, of which 700 male and 300 female.
On December 5 the Executive Committee has suspended the national team of Russia from participation in the Olympic games in 2018 for anti-doping rule violations. To speak in Pyeongchang can only athletes who have proven its “purity”. They will have the opportunity to compete under a neutral flag.
Zhukov and the ROC was disqualified for life. The Russian functionary during the meeting, apologized to the IOC for anti-doping rule violations that were committed in the country.
Olympic games in Pyeongchang will be held on 9-25 February 2018.