Rescale 미팅 예약


독점: IWF가 러시아 없이 깨끗할 수 있습니까? 러시아 도핑방지팀이 IWF 선거에 출마했지만 거부당했습니다.




러시아역도연맹(RWF)이 XNUMX월 우즈베키스탄에서 열리는 IWF 선거 참가를 제한한다는 통보를 받았다..

The RWF had nominated candidates for positions in the IWF Technical, Coaching&Research and Medical Committees. Maxim Agapitov, World Champion in weightlifting in 1997 and Head of the RWF, claims to be the president of the IWF. Surprisingly the Eligibility Determination Panel (EDP) rejected all candidates from Russia, referring to the new Сonstitution of the organisation. In this interview, Maxim Agapitov (pictured) revealed details of the strategy for protecting candidates in the IWF elections. Will the IWF’s decision to cancel the Russians survive in court?

IWF는 어떻게 설명 전에,ir 러시아 후보 거부?

A가피토프: EDP has determined that the Russian team is “provisionally ineligible to stand in the upcoming December 2021 elections”. This decision is unreasonable, breakable and contrary to the real goals of the IWF. Following the new Constitution, the EDP failed to take into account the real anti-doping efforts of national federations. This approach is absolutely unacceptable in relation to Russia. Today, the RWF is the leader in the fight against doping. While some of our colleagues continued to cover-up positive tests, we built an effective anti-doping system. So far, no federation in the world can dispute our results in anti-doping work.  All sanctions against Russian weightlifters have been duly served, fines have been paid. I see no reason whatsoever to exclude us from a full and constructive dialogue. In order to eliminate Russia from the weightlifting strongest powers’ club, much more serious reasons are necessary. EDP’s actions contradict the strategic interests of the IWF in the fight against doping. Interestingly, a provision prohibiting any appeal against any EDP decision has somehow appeared in the draft of the IWF Constitution as a last-minute amendment, against the decision of the Constitution Reform Group which I have been a member of. That being said, we decided to challenge this approach in court, as it blatantly violates the imperative provisions of Swiss law.

Do you doubt the fairness of EDP’s actions?

A가피토프: Unfortunately, I have some serious concerns on the real rationale for restricting the rights of Russian candidates to participate in the IWF elections. The EDP notifications were followed by additional sanctions against Russia. In particular, we received an invoice for payment of fines for violations committed in 2011-2015, based on the Moscow Laboratory LIMS data. Exerting additional pressure, the IWF sent an invoice for paying fines for positive tests at national competitions in recent periods, although until recently the Federation had no debts. The independent McLaren Report states that Russia paid fines in cash directly to Tamas Ajan, former IWF president, as other countries did. But this money was gone. Perhaps they should be looked for? It is truly sad, but this situation demonstrates that manipulation tactics in the IWF still go on. IWF officials remind about these – highly questionable – fines on the eve of the elections and World Championship in Uzbekistan. Actually, corruption in sports is becoming an increasingly common activity, and this applies not only to the IWF. Sports organisations really cannot deal with this issue on their own. However, the RWF today is on the right track and giving up is not a part of our plans.

Russia has a very long doping history. Your problems with doping are well known, aren’t they?


A가피토프: 2016년 내가 RWF에서 집권했을 때 러시아 선수들은 리우 올림픽에서 완전히 금지되었습니다. 우리는 연맹을 크게 업데이트하고 대규모 개혁을 수행했습니다. 국제 수준에서 채취한 성인 역도 선수의 도핑 샘플은 4년 넘게 양성 반응을 보이지 않았습니다. 국제적으로 경쟁할 수 있는 권리를 포함하여 러시아 선수들의 모든 스포츠 권리가 완전히 회복되었습니다. 새로운 제재? 러시아가 아니라 IWF의 힘을 이용하여 도핑을 전 세계에 퍼뜨리는 사람들을 위한 것입니다. 새 헌법에 따라 IWF는 국가 연맹의 실제 반도핑 노력을 고려하지 않습니다. 이 접근 방식은 러시아와 관련하여 절대 용납할 수 없습니다. 오늘날 RWF는 도핑과의 싸움에서 선두를 달리고 있습니다.

IWF 또는 EDP가 헌법을 해석하는 데 있어 주요 시스템 오류는 무엇입니까?

A가피토프 The paragraph of the Constitution referred to by the EDP is extremely unclear and allows different interpretations. What violations should be taken into account when making a decision? We had a few cases registered at the national level, which only proved our effective anti-doping work in close cooperation with the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). During this period athletes who had committed violations in previous years (long before the sanctions were imposed), under the previous leadership of the Russian Weightlifting Federation, whose legacy we steadily eradicated, were suspended. When interpreting the Constitution, it’s necessary to proceed from its purpose – to punish federations which do not ensure a proper fight against doping in their countries, what leads to undermining the image of not only the relevant national federation but also weightlifting in general.

IWF 회장 후보 지명은 어떻습니까? 다른 후보자와 마찬가지로 귀하는 적격성 결정 패널에 의해 거부되었습니다.

A가피토프: EDP의 견해에 따르면, RWF는 도핑방지규정 위반에 대해 부과되는 제재 때문에 집행이사회, IWF 위원회 또는 IWF 위원회의 선거 후보자를 지명하는 것이 금지되어 있습니다. 그러나 헌법은 IWF의 회장이나 부회장과 같은 고위직 후보자를 직접 지명하는 것을 금지하지 않습니다. 저는 회장과 제1부회장으로 지명되었으므로 이 조항은 전혀 적용되지 않습니다.

As a candidate for IWF elections, you have already outlined a strategic anti-doping plan. You advocate serious reform in the IWF, arguing that National Federations shouldn’t be held responsible for doping by their athletes, if they really assist in catching cheaters.

A가피토프: Briefly, national federations shouldn’t be responsible for violations of anti-doping rules uncovered with their assistance. In general, we propose not to punish national federations for doping violations of athletes committed during an out-of-competition period. Athletes easily get hooked on doping when they are training. They must be stopped before they destroy the national team and damage the clean athletes. 이것은 IWF와 협력하여 국가 연맹에 의해서만 수행될 수 있습니다. 그럼에도 불구하고 국제 대회에서의 도핑은 완전히 배제되어야 합니다. 처벌 및 정학의 규모는 투명하고 명확해야 하며 경기 중 및 경기 외 테스트에 대한 모든 정보가 공개되고 공개적으로 액세스 가능해야 합니다. IWF가 완전히 갱신되어야 한다고 확신합니다. 작업은 전국 연맹에 동기를 부여하고 지속적으로 도핑에 맞서 싸울 수 있는 전문가에게 맡겨야 합니다. 우리 스포츠는 우리가 사랑하는 스포츠에서 도핑을 다루는 것과 관련된 것을 포함하여 새로운 얼굴, 신선한 아이디어 및 현대적인 접근 방식을 찾고 있습니다. 역도가 현대 사회에서 살아남기 위해서는 하루빨리 부패에서 ​​벗어나야 합니다.

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