IBU Statement: CAS Order Galina Vishnevskaya
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has decided to grant the application for provisional measures filed by Kazakh athlete Ms Galina Vishnevskaya on 22 February. The International Biathlon Union is obliged to lift her provisional suspension with immediate effect. The athlete is therefore eligible to be registered at IBU events.
Vishnevskaya was provisionally suspended along with eight other members of the Kazakhstan biathlon team in November 2018. The provisional suspensions were based on criminal investigations in Austria and Italy. The CAS has not yet communicated the reasoning for its decision.
The application for provisional measures filed by Kazakh biathlete Darya Klimina-Ussanova was denied by the CAS.