Ukrainian synchronized swimmer Marina golyadkina changed citizenship and August this year will have the opportunity to play for the national team of Russia, said the Secretary General of the ROC, five-time winner olimpiskih games Anastasia Davydova.
"It's a girl from Donetsk, she had Ukrainian citizenship, and since August 2014 she trains in Russia under my supervision and will represent the Russian Federation after quarantine. According to the rules of FINA, this quarantine is 12 months, "said Davydov, quoted by RIA" Novosti "." Although we had permission from the Ukrainian side, FINA is Not supported, and my athlete was unable to start in Baku (at the European games). Not enough for us just a month and a half, very sorry. We will continue to work and strive for Olympic competitions, " - said Davydov. Golyadkina - master of sports of international class, a bronze medalist at the 2013 world Championships in Barcelona. The European games will start on 12 June in Baku. Before the official right to play for the national team of Russia received 7 Crimean athletes.