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One of the most promising athletes of the world, 16-year-old Matvey Volkov plans to change sports citizenship. On this edition of «Sport-Express» said the father and trainer of Matthias Konstantin Volkov. the Reason for this decision was a ban on the performance of the athletes from Russia under a neutral flag from the World Athletics. It is known that the interest of the other country and have a letter asking about the transition has already been written in WA. “If they recognize that the circumstances are really unusual and unique — the process is running. I don't want because of the stupid actions of officials Matthew was discriminated athlete" — said wolf. According to him, a similar decision was taken “at least one athlete”. “the Top-level. Adult. A letter is also sent to WA. I will not name names unless the person wants — will tell. Moreover, we still have to wait for the response WA», — said Konstantin Volkov. the remark that surely there are people who will accuse athletes in artritizme, Volkov said: “It just stupid. If the Federation and the country cannot provide the athlete a trivial part in the international competitions — is that is the patriotism? Was had even thought to leave, no one came”. Add to that 16-year-old Matthew wolf is a record holder in the pole vault in his age category. In the winter he took a height of 5.50 m and surpassed the achievement of Armand Duplantis, the current world record. Meanwhile, Russian athletes were forbidden to give a neutral status after the all-Russian athletics Federation has not paid the fine World Athletics of $5 million After that, the Russian athletes — champion miRA in the hurdles Sergey Shubenkov, world champion in pole vault Angelica Sidorova and three-time world champion in high jump Maria Laecken — appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin with the request to pay attention to “disastrous state of Affairs” in the athletics. The authors of the appeal reminded of what a crisis situation in this sport lasts from 2015. “We are on the verge of final collapse and destruction of athletics”, — stated they.