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Russia Banned from US Sailing Events

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Saying it stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine as they fight against the ongoing Russian invasion of their country, US Sailing has joined the International Olympic Committee and World Sailing in barring all Russian and Belarusian athletes, teams and officials from participating in any upcoming US Sailing events.

“US Sailing stands in solidarity with the Ukrainian people and the Ukrainian Sailing Community,” US Sailing said in a statement. “Our hearts go out to all who have been affected by this senseless violence. US Sailing joins many international sports organizations, the International Olympic Committee, and World Sailing in calling for an immediate end to all hostilities and a resumption of dialogue for a peaceful resolution in place of military action.” To read US Sailing’s complete statement, click here. 

March 2022

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