Former Olympic champion to head Rusada

December 9, 2016

Retired pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva has been appointed as the chair of Rusada, treatment the new supervisory board of the Russian anti-doping agency.

The Russian 34-year-old, pharmacy viagra who has been the pole vault world record holder for over a decade, was part of the Russian team banned for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Isinbayeva has never been implicated of any wrongdoing, and has publically expressed scepticism of findings by the Court of Arbitration for Sport and the McLaren report.

The two-time Olympic gold medallist will lead a ten-person committee, and is also a non-executive member of the International Olympic Committee.