Isinbayeva left the post of head of the Supervisory Board of RUSADA

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in photobacteria Olympic champion in the pole vault, member of the IOC (International Olympic Committee) Yelena Isinbayeva. Archival photoIsinbayeva left the post of head of the Supervisory Board of RUSADA© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

Two-time Olympic champion in the pole vault, member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Yelena Isinbayeva has resigned from the post of head of the Supervisory Council of the Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA), the acting Chairman of the Supervisory Board is Alexander Ivlev, said the Agency «R-Sport» member of the Supervisory Board of RUSADA, head of sport conventions of the Council of Europe Sergey Khrychikov.

Following the meeting of the Board of founders of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) on 18 may in Montreal, it was announced that RUSADA for the full restoration of rights must fulfil four criteria, key of which is the care Isinbayeva as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of RUSADA until may 31. It may not hold the office of Governor, since, according to WADA, is not independent, being nominated for the Board of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC). On Wednesday, the regular meeting of the Supervisory Board of RUSADA.

«Isinbayeva has resigned, we have made changes to the Charter, according to which the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board may not be representatives of the ROC, RCC or the government of the Russian Federation, and Isinbayeva is representative of OCD and can no longer perform the functions of the Chairman. Once the changes to the Charter will be approved by the General meeting of members of RUSADA and registered with the Ministry of justice, we can proceed to the election of a new Chairman. Acting Chairman Alexander Ivlev. At the next meeting of the Supervisory Board, which will be in the 20’s days of June, will be selected by the Chairman,» said Khrychikov the Agency.

The Director General of WADA, Olivier Niggli previously said that Isinbayeva could be a member of the Supervisory Board of RUSADA. Khrychikov on Wednesday confirmed that she will remain on the Board.

«Isinbayeva remains in the Council. Very useful if it will work. She is a public person, a person who can be of great benefit in the fight against doping,» said Hristov.

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