Decisions of the ROC Executive Committee

The ROC Executive Committee at its meeting on April 12, having discussed the results, shown by  the Olympic athletes from Russia, accompanying officials at the XXIII Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games, recognized the following as a success:

a) the program of athletes’ preparation for the Pyeongchang XXIII Olympic Winter Games and the Pyeongchang XII Paralympic Winter Games, and the ROC program to prepare candidates for the Russian Olympic team and participation of the Russia’s Olympic delegation in the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018 in Pyeongchang (hereinafter the 2018 Games);

b) the results of the Headquarter’s work on monitoring the preparation of the Russian national teams to participate in the Olympic Games and the work of the Expert Council on monitoring the implementation of targeted comprehensive training programs for sports teams of the Russian Federation.

The Executive Committee also noted:

  • the success of figure skaters, men’s hockey team, skiers;
  • the medals in Freestyle, Skeleton and Speed Skating;
  • positive dynamics in Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined and women’s Hockey;
  • the greate success at the Games of athletes from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tyumen Region and the Republic of Tatarstan.

At the same time attention was paid to the worsening of the results and lack of medals won in Biathlon, Bobsleigh, Alpine Skiing, Curling, Snowboarding and Luge.

In order to prevent including the athletes without medical permission into the Russian Olympic team, the Executive Committee recommended that the FMBA, Russia would promptly inform the Russian sports federations and the ROC about the health of candidates for the Russian Olympic team.

Before May 25, 2018, Deputy Minister of sport of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Expert Council on the Winter Olympic Sports, S. Kosilov should arrange a Council meeting and submit to the Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation analytical report on the findings and proposals for the organization of training of Russian athletes for the next Olympic winter games taking into account the possibilities of project management.

The Executive Committee approved the practice of initiating  programs of assistance to athletes’ preparation for the next Olympic games and recommended:

a) to the all-Russian winter sports federations to analyze athletes’ performances at the 2018 Games and to submit to the Ministry of Sports of Russia before May 25, 2018 the program of sports development, including targeted programs of preparation of Russian teams for the Beijing 2022 (XXIV) Olympic Winter Games, previously agreed with the Russian Olympic Committee regarding additional financing from the ROC, and also elections of heads in the term established by the legislation.

b) the ROC Head Department on Ensuring Participation in the Olympic sports events (A. E. Konokotin) in the IV quarter of 2018 to submit to consideration of the ROC Executive Committee the program of assistance of preparation of the Russian athletes and ensuring participation of the Russian Olympic delegation.

The Department of High-Performance Sport of the Ministry of Sports of Russia (A.Morozov), taking into account the presented target complex programs and in accordance with the regulations on the organization of project activities in the Ministry of Sports of Russia until October 1, 2018, it is necessary to develop a draft passport of the program of preparation of athletes for the XXIV Olympic winter games in 2022 in Beijing (people’s Republic of China).

In addition, the ROC Executive Committee approved the date and agenda of the next Olympic meeting.

In accordance with the ROC Constitution, it was decided:

1) to hold the Olympic meeting in accordance with Article 8 of the ROC Constitution in Moscow on May 29, 2018 at 11.00 in the conference hall of the Russian Olympic Committee (119991 Moscow, Luzhnetskaya embankment, building 8).

2) to send invitation to participate in the Olympic meeting to members of the ROC and members of the ROC Executive Board, in accordance with the current ROC members register.

3) to approve the following agenda of the Olympic meeting:

  • report of the ROC Executive Committee on work for its in the period 2014-2018;
  • report of the ROC Audit Commission;
  • election of the ROC governing and control bodies.

4) Determine the criteria for approval of the representation rate of the ROC members at the Olympic meeting, guided by the following:

  • as of April 12, 2018, the List of Members of the ROC includes 190 (one hundred ninety) members, of which: 3 IOC member and 2 IOC honorary members; 40  Russian non-governmental organizations (federations, unions, associations) on the sports included in the program of the Games of Olympiads; 12 non-governmental organizations (federations, unions, associations) on sports included in the program of the Olympic winter Games; 3 all-Russian non-governmental organizations – association of winter, summer and ski sports; 16 all-Russian non-governmental organizations (federations, unions, associations), members of the federations on sports not included in the program of the Olympic Games, but  recognized by the IOC, 13 Olympic academies, 15 all-Russian public (public-state) sports associations (organizations), promoting the development of the Olympic movement in Russia, the promotion of physical culture and sports; 5 all-Russian general sports federations (unions, associations); 81 regional public associations established for the development and promotion of the Olympic movement;
  • paragraph 8.6 of the ROC Constitution empowers the ROC Executive Committee to establish standards of representation from the ROC members at the Olympic Assembly in accordance with the requirements of the IOC Olympic Charter;
  • in accordance with the rule 28.3 of the Olympic Charter and paragraph 8.8 of the ROC Constitution, majority of participants of the Olympic meeting shall be representatives of the all-Russian sports federations on the sports included in the program of the Olympic Games. Only if this condition, the Olympic Meeting will be competent and its decisions will have legal force;

5) being Guided by the requirements of the IOC Olympic Charter, the provisions of the Federal Law No. 329-FZ, the criteria defined in paragraph 4 of this decision, and taking into account the provisions set out in article 11.1.3 of the current ROC Constitution, to establish the following representation from the ROC members at the Olympic meeting:

  • 3 representatives of the all-Russian public associations for sports included in the Olympic Games program (Olympic federations);
  • 1 representative of the other ROC members.

6) in accordance with Art. 12.5 of the current ROC Constitution, nomination by members of the ROC candidates for the post of the ROC President ‘shall be terminated 15 (fifteen) days before the date of the opening (beginning) of the ROC Olympic meeting’. In connection with the above, to establish that the acceptance of submissions of nominations stops on May 14, 2018 at 18.00.

7) Recommend to members of the ROC nomination of candidates for the composition of the ROC governing and control bodies and delegates to participate in the Olympic meeting to be completed no later than May 23, 2018 to 18.00

8) to authorize the ROC President to form the Election Commission and charge it to oversee the nomination of members of the ROC candidates for election to the ROC governing and control bodies in accordance with established terms, development and submission for approval of the Olympic meeting of the Elections Procedure for ROC leadership positions, members of the ROC Executive Committee and the Audit Commission.