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The Fencing Federation will admit foreign athletes to Russian tournaments


MOSCOW, March 28 foreign athletes, according to a letter from FFR President Ilgar Mammadov, posted on the official website of the federation. Earlier, Russian Minister of Sports Oleg Matytsin said that the country would host international competitions with the participation of athletes from abroad, which would be equated to the status of world and European championships. “In accordance with the recommendations of the Russian Ministry of Sports, a decision was made to admit athletes of foreign countries to the Russian Championship, Russian Cup, Russian championships, All-Russian competitions. There are no restrictions on admission to competitions for foreign delegations, an electronic application must be sent to the organizers,” the message says. .Earlier, against the background of the aggravation of Russian-Ukrainian relations, Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov suspended the powers of the head of the International native fencing federation, and the Russian Fencing Federation refused to participate in international tournaments.

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