Yelena Isinbayeva will resume work at the International Olympic Committee

Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will resume her job at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in September.

“Since 2016 I have been a member of the International Olympic Committee, where I actively work with my colleagues, outstanding athletes from around the world, for the benefit of the development of sport and the Olympic movement. There was a temporary lull in the work, the CIO needed time to figure everything out. Today I am happy to announce that as early as September 2023 I will resume my international activities in the IOC, as the IOC has no doubts about me and I do not fall under any articles and sanctions, “wrote the athlete on his page” Contact with” .

Isinbayeva also denied reports that she had moved to the island of Tenerife, calling the information a ten-year-old fake.

Isinbayeva is the Olympic champion of the Athens and Beijing Games, as well as a bronze medalist of the London Olympics. In August 2016, she announced her retirement from the sport.

Earlier, the IOC announced that the organization’s sanctions also apply to Russian sports officials.


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