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Konokotin spoke about the departure of athletes to the Olympic Games after the cancellation of cargo flights


MOSCOW, Dec 21, Sergey Pogrebnyak. Some Russian athletes will not be able to fly to Due to the Chinese New Year, the head of the main directorate for ensuring participation in Olympic sports events of the Russian Olympic Committee, Andrei Konokotin, said that the problem would be resolved in the near future. Aeroflot told us that Due to the Chinese New Year, all cargo flights to China from February 1 to February 14 have been canceled. We were planning to put some of the athletes on cargo flights. The issue of sending some of the athletes on other flights is being resolved, we considered other options besides cargo flights, we should wait for an announcement on this topic already today, “Konokotin said at a meeting of the board of the Ministry of Sports.” If it is not possible to make exceptions for these flights, then you should consider the possibility of choosing other flights for sending athletes “, – answered the Minister of Sports of Russia Matytsin.

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