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Kolobkov: WADA will offer assistance Isinbayeva in activities for the protection of clean athletes

Yelena Isinbayeva

© Alexander Shcherbak/TASS

MOSCOW, may 19. /TASS/. World anti-doping Agency (WADA) intends to offer help to Elena Isinbayeva in activities to protect clean from doping athletes. About this TASS said the Minister of sport Pavel Kolobkov.

In Montreal on Thursday held a Council of founders WADA, during which was heard the report of the Commission of the organization for the compliance on the implementation of the roadmap for the restoration of the Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA). During his speech, the Deputy Director-General of the Rob Koehler voiced the position of an organization that demonstrates some of the progress of RUSADA, however for full recovery you must fulfill four conditions. One of them requires that Isinbayeva until may 31, left the post of Chairman of the Supervisory Board of RUSADA .

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“I know that WADA sees Elena Isinbaeva in new roles and ready in the near future to discuss with her in Montreal possible options for its future in the sphere of protection of the clean athletes,” said Kolobok.

RUSADA was recognized as non-compliant to the WADA code on the basis of an inquiry by the independent Commission led by Richard pound in November 2015. Later, RUSADA and WADA agreed on a roadmap for restoration of membership of the Russian organization.

Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko believes that in November RUSADA will receive compliance to worldwide code.

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