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Russian biathletes will be able to take part in the January stages of the World Cup


MOSCOW, Dec 21, Alexander Govorov. Russian biathletes will be able to perform at the stages World Cup in Germany in January 2022, despite the restrictions on entry for persons vaccinated with an unapproved vaccine in the country, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) said. recovered. PCR test is no longer accepted as an entry option. The Russian Sputnik V vaccine is not recognized by the German authorities. “The IBU's top priority this season is to guarantee safe and fair competition, including equal access for all teams. The International Biathlon Union recognizes all nationally approved vaccines and continues to work closely with its medical advisory group, competition organizing committees and national authorities to ensure equal access to competition for all athletes.At the moment athletes with the Sputnik V vaccine can compete in the World Cup events in Germany in January under the exceptional rule for these competitions, but they must undergo regular PCR testing to stay in the competitive bubble and hotels, “the International Biathlon Union said.

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