Russian weightlifter Musokhranov refuses to give up on Olympic dream

Tula (Russia) (AFP) – Four-time Russian weightlifting champion Oleg Musokhranov will sit out the Paris Olympics this summer after insisting he would only take part under the Russian flag. Following Russia’s military operation in Ukraine, the International Olympic Committee is requiring Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete in Paris under a neutral banner.


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