Ukraine boycotts Paris 2024 Olympics

Ukraine has put forward a strong stance that it will not even boycott the event in the possibility of Russia and Belarus participating in the 2024 Paris Olympics.

According to a British BBC report on the 27th (hereinafter Korean time), Ukrainian Sports Minister Vadim Gutzeit said, “As long as there is a war in Ukraine, Russian and Belarusian athletes must not compete in international competitions.” “I will not rule out the possibility of rejecting it,” he said.토토사이트

“I hope that all federations, athletes and the entire civilized world will take an interest and that we will not have to resort to extreme methods.”

Previously, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky twice appealed to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the international community to ban Russian and Belarusian athletes from the Paris Olympics. It was argued that they should not participate in the Paris Olympics even if they belong to a neutral country or a neutral group.

However, in a statement after the executive committee meeting on the 26th, the IOC said, “No athlete should be banned from participating because he holds a Russian or Belarusian passport. All athletes have the right to be treated without discrimination under the Olympic Charter.” did. It is interpreted as meaning that Russian and Belarusian athletes will be allowed to participate in international competitions and the Olympics if they are neutral athletes.

In response, the Ukrainian government raised the possibility of a boycott of the Paris Olympics, urging the international community to pay attention again.

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