Boston Marathon bars runners from Russia and Belarus from participating

Baku, April 7, AZERTAC

The Boston Athletic Association announced Wednesday that Russian or Belarusian citizens currently residing in their home countries will not be allowed to compete in the upcoming 2022 Boston Marathon or BAA 5K.

The BAA said that any Russian or Belarusian citizens who are not currently residing in their home country will be able to compete, but they will not be able to run under the flag of their country. The 5K is scheduled for April 16 and the Boston Marathon will take place on April 18.


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