FIG statement following the IOC decision regarding eligible Russian gymnasts at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA), FIG Office, August 4, 2016:
The IOC has approved the following 20 gymnasts from the FIG pool of eligible Russian athletes for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games:
Women’s Artistic Gymnastics
Men’s Artistic Gymnastics
Rhythmic Gymmastics Individual Competition
Rhythmic Gymmastics Group Competition
The verification procedure for the 7 reserve gymnasts is still pending. A decision from the IOC is expected by Friday 5 August.