IAAF President Coe angered over allegations of Russian doping in London 2012


Coe_Seb1a-IAAFgala16.jpgSeb Coe, photo by PhotoRun.net

MONACO (MON): IAAF President Sebastian Coe has described his anger at the 2012 Olympics being subverted by strong allegations of Russian doping, informs insidethegames.biz. "Anybody that makes it in to an Olympic Stadium has probably devoted over half their life to doing that and the thought that with such callous and malintent [sic] that that dream could just be snatched away is just horrendous and that's why I'm angry and I'm always angry when clean athletes have their opportunities stripped from them. The scale of duplicity was extraordinary and the lengths that one single system has gone to subvert the dream and ambitions of clean athletes is equally shocking," he said. All Russian samples taken from the London Olympics will now be retested by the IOC.

RunBlogRun opines: The London 2012 allegations against the Russian sport federations will result in all being retested. This is the continued focus of the IAAF to clean up the sport and bring Russia, as a clean athletic federation, back into the sport.

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