Demchenko: Ivanov did well in Oberhof, despite the problems with the suspension

The main coach of the Russian Luge albert Demchenko

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MOSCOW, January 13. /Offset. TASS albert Starodubtsev/. Russian sanochnitsa Tatiana Ivanova, finishing in fourth place at the world Cup in Oberhof, proved that he can perform well in spite of the removal from the Olympics and the ongoing trial. This was reported TASS the head coach of the national team of Russia albert Demchenko.

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Fourth place in Oberhof was the best result Ivanova this season. Previously, she was fifth in the German Altenberg. At the last stage, which took place in königssee, Ivanova showed the ninth time.

“We are pleased with the result that Tatiana showed in Oberhof, – said Demchenko. Her high fourth place proves that this athlete is able to gather, despite all the problems of today . With the mood she’s now fine.”

The disciplinary Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headed by the Swiss Denis Oswald December 20, considered the case of Ivanova, for violation of anti-doping rules to her, and already on 22 December, the IOC ruled that the lifetime ban the athlete to participate in the Olympic games, as well as the deprivation of the silver medal of the Games-2014 in the relay. January 5, Ivanova filed a lawsuit in the court of arbitration for Sport (CAS). The hearing at CAS will take place in the third week of January.

Last season at the stage of KM in Oberhof Ivanov managed to win the bronze medal.

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