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Ukrainian athlete switch to Russian sport nationality

Ukrainian athlete switch to Russian sport nationalityExecutive committee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed, that javelin thrower Vira Rebryk has switched sport nationality from Ukrainian into Russia, press service of the IOC reports.

The IOC also approved yachtswoman Olga Myslyvets sport nationality switch into Russian.

According to TASS, Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has received a notification from the IOC confirming Rebryks sport nationality switch, President of the ROC, Oleksandr Zhukov, informed.

Weve just received IOCs confirmation about Rebryks sport nationality switch. This is very good news!, - he said.

In 25 years of Ukraines independence, 135 athletes have refused from Ukrainian sport nationality.
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