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IAAF only clears one Russian athlete for Rio

2016-07-10 10:46
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Moscow - Athletics' governing body the IAAF has given the go ahead for US-based Russian long jumper Darya Klishina to compete at the Rio Olympics, state news agency TASS reported Sunday, citing Russia's Olympic Committee.

"Rejections have come for everyone, except for Klishina," Alexandra Brilliantova, the head of the Olympic Committee's legal department, told TASS.

It comes after the Russian track and field team was suspended over state-sponsored doping.

Separately, another 68 Russian athletes are waiting for CAS to make a ruling on their Rio participation.

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