War in Ukraine: World Skate official statement

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Due to the current state of war in Ukraine, the World Skate Executive Board decided to adopt the IOC recommendation “not to organize any sports event in Russia or Belarus”, as well as the IOC resolution dated 28th February 2022 stating that “No athlete or sports official from Russia or Belarus be allowed to take part under the name of Russia or Belarus. Russian or Belarusian nationals, be it as individuals or teams, should be accepted only as neutral athletes or neutral teams. No national symbols, colours, flags or anthems should be displayed”.

The measures will be in place until further notice.