Journalist Elena Vaitsekhovskaya spoke about the situation that has developed around figure skater Kamila Valieva, who could be disqualified for doping.
“In the eyes of the vast majority of people in the sporting world, she is the victim of the Olympic scandal, not the culprit. Even those who continue to demand the athlete’s punishment for a positive pre-Olympic doping test the understand.” At the same time, Valieva, strange as it may seem, has absolutely nothing The threat of disqualification still hangs over the athlete, and the prospect of losing the Olympic gold won in the team tournament hangs over the country, but the paradox is that the guilty verdict is unlikely to worsen the general situation and plunge Camila into an abyss of stress,” she wrote. it’s in the RT column.
Vaitsekhovskaya also pointed out that the four years for which they want to retire the Russian figure skater is an overstated measure. In the most negative scenario, the prosecution will be able to obtain two years of recusal.