Deputy Director General of RUSADA predicted a defeat in court with WADA

Deputy Director General of RUSADA Margarita Pagnocca believes that her organization will lose the dispute with WADA at the court of arbitration for Sport (CAS). RUSADA intends to challenge the sanctions imposed by WADA.

“I Have no optimistic forecast, I think it will be lost. While CAS does not make the decision RUSADA corresponds to the status of”, — quotes the words Ponikau TASS. “After the decision RUSADA will not be affected rights in any of the activities — either in test planning or in the processing of the results, neither the investigations nor in the educational seminars,” added Pagnocca.

Margarita Pagnocca told about the new WADA code, which will come into force next year. “From 1 January 2021 under the new WADA code the athlete, convicted of cooperation with the disqualified or suspended trainer will be disqualified automatically. No warning no more.”