Rio Olympics 2016: Russian athletes are arriving, but how many will compete?

Russian athletes began to arrive in Rio on Monday
Russian athletes began to arrive in Rio on Monday
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How many Russians will compete at the Rio Olympics next month?

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) had recommended they all be banned.

That was after its independently commissioned report found evidence of a four-year, state-run "doping programme" across the "vast majority" of Olympic sports.

But the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said individual sporting federations must rule on whether Russians can compete.

Wada president Sir Craig Reedie said he was "disappointed" with that decision.

Russia's full Olympic team would have consisted of 387 competitors but the country's track and field athletes are already barred by athletics' governing body.

However, many other federations are yet to decide.

Of the 28 Olympic sports there are no Russian football, rugby, basketball or hockey teams.

The rest of the sports must rule and then put their decision forward to be ratified by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas).

So which federations have decided already? And what have they decided?

Aquatics (swimming, diving & water polo)

Russians hoping to compete: 67

Decision: Some Russians have been banned, with further rulings to follow.

On Monday, swimming's governing body banned seven Russian athletes from going to Rio. Four were barred because they had served doping bans in the past and the other three because they were mentioned in the Wada-commissioned report that alleged state-sponsored doping in Russia.

Fina said the "exact implication for the Russian Swimming Federation is still to be clarified" and an "ad hoc commission will have to investigate".

It also said it will re-test all the samples collected from Russian swimmers at the 2015 World Championships.


Russians competing: Three

Decision: Russians can compete.

World Archery said the three Russians have been "tested extensively" and had no previous doping convictions. It expressed "shock and concern" over recent allegations but praised the IOC's "courageous decision" not to give Russia a "blanket ban".


Russians competing: None. Russian athletes have already been banned, though long jumper Darya Klishina has been cleared to compete as a "neutral".

Yuliya Stepanova, the 800m runner whose evidence helped expose the Russian doping scandal, will not be allowed to do the same, however. The IAAF had previously cleared her to compete, but the IOC's latest ruling disallows any athlete with a previous doping ban.

Stepanova has since questioned that ruling, describing it as "unfair".


Russians competing: Four

Decision: None yet, though one is expected soon.


Russians competing: 11

Decision: None yet.

Governing body the AIBA is "reviewing and analysing, on a case-by-case basis, the anti-doping record of the 11 Russian boxers currently qualified". It has said it will confirm with the IOC "in due course".

Canoeing and kayaking

Russians competing: 23

Decision: None yet.

The International Canoe Federation is looking to make a decision in the next 24 hours after its "executive examines the IOC decision".


Russians competing: 18

Decision: None yet.

Governing body the UCI is expected to make a decision in the coming days.


Russians competing: Five

Decision: Russians can compete.

Governing body the FEI says there is "no indication of any organised doping malpractices within the Russian equestrian delegation". It adds there is "absolutely no reason why the Russian equestrian athletes should not compete at Rio".


Russians competing: 16

Decision: None yet.


Russians competing: One

Decision: None yet.


Russians competing: 21

Decision: None yet.

The International Gymnastics Federation previously said it was opposed to a blanket ban, and on Monday said it would establish a "pool of eligible Russian athletes" as soon as possible.


Russians competing: 14

Decision: None yet.

The International Handball Federation said on Monday it took "immediate action" to re-test Russian athletes following the IOC's ruling and is expected to make a further statement soon.


Russians competing: 11

Decision: None yet.

In a statement released on Sunday, the International Judo Federation, whose honorary president is Russian President Vladimir Putin, said it has already tested 84% of the athletes qualified to compete in Rio.

That statement made no specific mention of the 11 Russian judokas who are hoping to compete.

Modern pentathlon

Russians competing: Four

Decision: None yet, but a statement is expected over the coming days.


Russians competing: 25

Decision: The executive committee of governing body Fisa met to discuss the issue on Monday and decided to ban three athletes - and warned more could follow.

It had already banned the Russian men's quadruple sculls for a doping violation.


Russians competing: Seven

Decision: None yet.


Russians competing: 20

Decision: None yet.

Table tennis

Russians competing: Three

Decision: None yet.

The International Table Tennis Federation is "investigating table tennis' involvement" in the Wada-commissioned report and will decide on Wednesday if the three qualified Russian players can compete.


Russians competing: Three

Decision: None yet.


Russians competing: Eight

Decision: Russians can compete.

The International Tennis Federation said the nominated Russians have been tested 205 times between them since 2014, adding that is "sufficient" for them to go to Rio.


Russians competing: Six

Decision: None yet.


Russians competing: Six

Decision: Russians can compete.

Governing body the FIVB says: "Russian athletes have been tested at the same level as all other countries and the majority of the testing analysis of Russian athletes has been conducted outside of Russia.

"The FIVB has a zero-tolerance policy towards doping and has total confidence in its anti-doping system."


Russians competing: Eight

Decision: None yet.

Governing body the IWF says it is "awaiting evidence to be provided by Russian athletes".

It says it has contacted the IOC and Wada for "further clarification" and its executive board will issue the final decision on the eligibility of the Russian weightlifters once the evidence has been evaluated.


Russians competing: 17

Decision: None yet, but a statement is expected on Monday.

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