the Russian national team on biathlon will not change for the upcoming relay race of the world Cup in Italian Antholz-Anterselva. On Saturday early in the morning in the room Russian Alexander Loginov with a search warrant raided by the police.
Despite searches initiated by IBU rooms Russian athletes logins continued preparation for Saturday’s start. It was assumed that it will be replaced because of possible police action. In addition to his relay also stated Evgeny Garanichev, Nikita Porshnev and Matvey Eliseev.
the Reason for the search in the rooms biathletes of the Russian team called the suspicion of doping. Investigative actions in respect of athletes continue. “The searches were conducted by officers of the carabinieri for the protection of the health of Trento on the order of Prosecutor’s office of Bolzano from-for suspicions in relation to one of the Russian athletes and the coach in doping” — leads TASS words of the representative of the Corps of the carabinieri.
in addition, personal trainer Loginova is charged with unauthorized presence in the world Cup. IBU coach suspects the athlete that he is on the tournament not on their accreditation.