The international Association of athletics federations finally decided to allow to participate in the Olympic games only one athlete from the Russian national team in athletics – long jumper. Daria Kishineu. Yelena Isinbayeva believes that no one defended her rights and did not support, it is “powerless in the face of this outrage”.
The whole country is worried about the fate of athletes. On the eve of a meeting of the members of the IOC Executive Board, which adopted the decision that the national team of Russia not suspended from participation in the Olympic games. The final decision to the admission of sportsmen to competitions was to take the international Association of athletics federations. The organization said that will not change its position, so from Russia in Rio de Janeiro will go only long jumper. Darya Klishina. It meets all the requirements that apply to independent athletes who are going to participate in international competitions.
Two-time Olympic champion in pole vaults Elena Isinbayeva was preparing for the Olympic games struggles, so was disappointed by this decision IAFF. The athlete believes that no one stood up for the Russian team. In his microblog she left the post, full of resentment and regret.
“Well, that’s all… Ended our fight for Rio… No luck for me to get back on the highest step of the podium at the Olympics, doesn’t sound more Russian national anthem in my honor, will not please you more my dear fans of flying over the bar… God, what a shame of this injustice. We have a weak defence, I would say zero. No one defended and not defended my rights. Sad to tears by his own impotence before doing this lawlessness and chaos. Tears on her cheeks from the realization of all that I have done for athletics. We by Yevgeny Vasilyevich was ahead of its time in 10 years. His world records and victories, pole vault steel number one in world athletics. My victory in Cheboksary to this day remains the best result of the season in the world. I could give the world to Rio, what height, what kind of emotions will remain a mystery… for me too… Want to cry…,” wrote Isinbayeva in the page in the social network.
Many fans consoled famous athlete. For Elena the Rio Olympics will be the last: it had previously stated that after the Games had planned to end his professional career. Some users asked to sign a petition in support of female athletes under the slogan “Support Elena Isinbaeva! She needs to go to Rio!”.
Recall that the doping scandal erupted on 17 June, when the Council of the International Association of athletics federations decided to suspend the Russian national team in athletics from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, which will begin on 5 August. The list includes Yelena Isinbayeva. Close athletes say that she needed to go to the Games in 2016, despite the fact that she was injured and she had not participated in the major competitions. Doping scandal changed the lives of Yelena Isinbayeva
“She had not played for three years and winter was seriously injured. When I started this whole scandal, we tried to dissuade her from participating even in the Russian championship. Still age is not the same for 34 years, trauma, and something to fight for – it is not clear when you block the oxygen. Helen is still experiencing, although not showing it in public. This is her work, the ability to feed a family: the salary depends on the winnings!”, – told “StarHit” Elena’s friend Tatyana Lebedeva.