The head of RUSADA accused sports officials of irresponsibility
General Director of the Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA) Yuri Hanus said that the organization has become hostage to the steps taken by an irresponsible sports leaders. He stated in a speech at the world anti-doping conference in Polish Katowice.
«An independent approach to the RUSADA anti-doping helps us to effectively fight against doping in Russia. RUSADA is a truly independent anti-doping Agency. However, we become hostage to the irresponsible destructive actions that have been taken by some irresponsible leaders in the field of sport», — quotes Hanusa «R-Sport».
Earlier, the head of RUSADA statedthat before information is sent from the Moscow anti-doping laboratories to WADA experts in the database were made thousands of changes. According to him, the situation with falsification of data «compromised the credibility» to the Russian sport, but also dealt a blow to the reputation of the Supreme power of the country.
In mid-October Hanus said at a conference in Colorado that the data of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory has been tampered with in the interests of the Russian athletes, who now works in government. He believed that the falsification was possible only with the involvement of people close to the Russian authorities.
In September, WADA has launched the process of recognizing RUSADA is not relevant to your code because of the suspicion of manipulating data of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory. If the Russian side will be found guilty of violations, athletes from Russia can participate in the Olympic games 2020 in Tokyo.