19.10.2017 | The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) will help to conduct additional doping testing of Russian athletes before the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.

According to the first vice-president of the ROC Stanislav Pozdnyakov, the Russian Olympic Committee will assist in conducting additional doping testing of candidates for the national Olympic team before the 2018 Games.
"On the initiative of the ROC, we did a lot of work with our federations to exclude any possibility of pressure on our Olympic team." We decided to conduct additional doping testing of all candidates for the Olympic team, "Pozdnyakov said." Our team will be the most "clean" under the additional testing, we want to show an example of anti-doping, to show how a single country can work in this direction. "
As Pozdnyakov said, a separate group of anti-doping specialists will work at the Games-2018. "She will provide any information to our athletes in order to avoid the difficulties that have arisen in Rio," he said. "We also prepared material on adaptation to the conditions, it is ready and handed out to all federations, coaches of the main teams."
"We are attentive to this, the vast majority of international federations treat our athletes without negative," - concluded the first vice president of the ROC.

Source: www.tass.ru