Vergeer and Hendriks ‘calculate the consequences for Russia’

Vergeer and Hendriks ‘calculate the consequences for Russia’

Esther Vergeer, head of the Dutch Paralympic national team, and Maurits Hendriks, coach of sports umbrella organization NOC*NSF, are confident in the results for Russia and Belarus of the Paralympic Games, which start on Friday in Beijing. TeamNL leaders announced this in a tweet from the Chinese capital.

“What is happening in Ukraine right now is terrible. Our hearts go out to all those affected by this war,” they wrote. “The Beijing Paralympic Games provide a stage for the sports world to make their voices heard. We are waiting for the results for Russia.”

NOC*NSF previously supported the International Olympic Committee (IOC) call for sports federations around the world not to allow athletes from Russia and Belarus to participate in events in Russia or Belarus or compete in international competitions. to hold. This call also applies to the International Paralympic Committee. The IPC will decide on Wednesday whether athletes from Russia and Belarus will participate in the Paralympic Games.

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Source: RTL

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