Athletes at the interrogation said that Rodchenkov convinced them to use doping

Спортсмены на допросе заявили, что Родченков убеждал их применять допинг

A number of Russian athletes testified to the Investigative Committee that the former head of RUSADA Grigory Rodchenkov persuaded them to doping, said the Chairman of the SC of the Russian Federation Ilya Lazuta on the public meeting of the Independent anti-doping Commission in MIA “Russia today”.

“A number of athletes gave direct evidence that Rodchenkov has induced them to use drugs… that were subsequently identified as a drug,” Lazuta said, without naming names.