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Iraq's team still gets the Olympics, although in a truncated part of

July 30 2008
06:37

The International Olympic Committee revoked his earlier application of the prohibition on participation in the Beijing Olympic team in Iraq. The reason because of which the country was banned from participating, and now the Iraqi authorities resolved. In this case, the Games will go to all the athletes.

Ban on the Iraqi team at the summer Olympics in Beijing was imposed July 25 - because of government interference in the politics of Iraq's National Olympic Committee. Now, sports officials IOC received from the Iraqi authorities to ensure that the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the country would enjoy independence.

It is important to note that Iraq's team now consists of just two people, although earlier it was planned that Beijing will go to seven Iraqi athletes. Five alleged members of competitions in archery, judo, rowing and weightlifting missed the registration deadlines and remain at home. Reported by the AP.

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