the russians aren’t coming

World Anti Doping Agency

The russians are banned from competing in international sport events yesterday
Russia doping ban.This is not funny anymore.

The impact of this is hardly comprehensible for russian sport. On the olympics they were good for 1010 Medals. Only US of A has more.
Olympic Medal race by country

World Championships

In Dragon and 5.5 russians are quitte big.
Russian Dragon association

Russian 5.5

But they may compete under a different flag…

Russian International Sailing Federation

Thousands of sailors that have to sail without their country’s flag.

These regatta’s they are excluded from:


Jump in the excellent thread on this.