In Brazil, the world champion on track and field athletics in the pole vault plans to convene a large-scale press conference. It Isinbayeva will make an official statement about the completion of his sports activities. According to the head of the ROC, Elena’s a very high chance to get into a Commission of the International Olympic Committee.
Media reported that the 34-year-old two-time Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva plans to end his career. About that Isinbayeva will be announced during a large press conference in Rio de Janeiro, to be held on Friday, August 19, at 13 o’clock local time (or in 19 hours in Moscow) in the Main press center of the Games. Hall, which will host the event, designed for 700 seats. Official statement Isinbayeva will be broadcast in nine languages.
The head of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov confirmed that the vaulter plans to withdraw from the sport.
“We help her to organize a big press conference here in Brazil. I know she wants to announce the completion of a career. Her words,” — said Alexander Zhukov told reporters.
Earlier, on July 21, Isinbayeva announced that she would retire if she doesn’t get to play at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. At that time, many fans of the famous athletes still believed that everything could still change, and Elena going to the Olympics to represent your country. However, this did not happen. The decision of the court of arbitration for Sport (CAS) appeal failed. According to him, Isinbayeva and 67 Russian athletes were not permitted to participate in some of the most popular international competitions.
Like a collapsed dream Yelena Isinbayeva about the last Olympics
The only athlete from Russia, the individual whose application is approved by the international Association of athletics federations (IAAF), became the vaulter Darya Klishina. However yesterday it became known that a young woman who is currently in Brazil and is training to participate in the Olympics, suspended from performances at the Games. This is due to the appearance of additional materials — the report of the independent Commission of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) under the leadership of Richard McLaren. In turn, Klishina appealed to the CAS. It is known that the verdict in the case of Daria will be announced no later than August 15.
As for Yelena Isinbayeva, the world champion plans to enter the athletes ‘ Commission of the International Olympic Committee, about it it is reported in his Instagram. Sunday Isinbayeva flew to Rio to present its candidacy to the IOC. According to the head of the ROC Alexander Zhukov, the woman has very serious chances to become a member of the Commission, despite other strong candidates, reports “RIA Novosti”.