271 Russian athletes have been cleared for Rio Olympics

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271 Russian athletes have been cleared to take part in the Rio Olympics Alexander Zhukov, president of the Russian Olympics Committee, told reporters in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.


This means the remaining 118 competitors are being banned from the Rio Olympics.

IOC panel has also assessed which athletes from Russia can compete in Olympics after a report from the World Anti-Doping Agency.


Many athletes are already in Brazil and making their preparation for their game ahead, and rest began the trip home.

The 11 boxers from Russia are being cleared by the IOC panel and ready to compete said the international boxing association.

The International Shooting Sports Federation has also cleared 18 Russian shooters to compete in Rio.

International Weightlifting Federation, had already decided that no Russian athletes will take part in their sports during the Games.


There are also many athletes who are competing as a neutral or independent athlete.

It is said that no team has been drug tested as much as Russia.
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