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Reigning Olympic and six-time world all-around gymnastics champion Kohei Uchimura said the International Olympic Committee made the right choice by letting international federations approve or reject the participation of Russian athletes at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

The IOC’s executive committee on Sunday decided not to issue a blanket ban on Russia after a July 18 report from the World Anti-Doping Agency alleged the Russian government directed, controlled and oversaw the manipulation of the doping control process at the Sochi Olympics and Paralympics.

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