Mariya Lasitskene is not looking to represent Belarus


Mariya Lasitskene1.jpgMariya Lasitskene, photo by You Tube

Mariya Lasitskene won the Beijing 2015, London 2017, Doha 2019 WC gold medals at high jumps. Mariya Lasitskene won gold at the WC Indoors at Sopot 2014 and Birmingham 2018. She also won the Euoropean Indoor WC in Prague 2015 and Glasgow 2019. Mariya also won the silver at the European Championships Outdoors in Zurich 2014 and gold at the the European Championships Outdoors in Berlin 2018.

Suffice to say, Mariya Lasitskene has won most things under the global champs sun since 2014 (she was 11th in U23 the European Championships Outdoors in 2015, and 2nd in the 2014 European Championships Outdoors.

But, in 2020, she can not compete, because she is a citizen of Russia, and Russia is not on the World Athletics' gift list, at this time. Well, unless $6.31 million shows up in Monaco by August 15, 2020, courtesy of the Russian Athletic Federation.

MOSCOW (RUS): Mariya Lasitskene's manager Olga Nazarova has quashed rumours she is looking to represent Belarus internationally, informs "No one has made any inquiries about this, no letters have been written, I can say for sure. Let such strange news continue to be written, people are just trying to shake the boat. This is fake, I have nothing more to say," she said.

Mariya Lasitskene2.jpgMariya Lasitskene, photo by European Athletics

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