A total of 326 Russian athletes qualified for Olympics, sports minister says
A total of 326 Russians have qualified for the Rio Olympics, excluding track and field athletes, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told reporters on Friday, TASS reports.
"We will be participating in Rio in 30 events," he said, adding that "326 athletes have got licenses, [Darya] Klishina including". "We expect that another 67 will qualify for the Olympics, we expect that the decision on [track and field] athletes will be positive. Our [track and field] athletes have not violated anything, and we expect that we will have about 390 people in Rio," the minister said.