OREANDA-NEWS. Margarita Pakhnotskaya, Deputy Director General of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), announced the suspension of testing of athletes until April 30 due to a coronavirus epidemic.

At the same time, she noted that “no one will be left out of control.” “The blood passport samples that will be taken after the pandemic decays will tell us everything,” RUSADA official explained.

Pakhnotskaya also mentioned that the other work of the agency does not stop. In particular, it is relates to the educational activities. Besides, the translation of the World Anti-Doping Code into Russian continues. The document will come into force on January 1, 2021.