June 20, 2016 / 6:52 AM / a year ago

ARAF's Butov says no longer representing Russia at IAAF: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Mikhail Butov, general secretary of the Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF), said on Monday he was no longer representing Russia on the IAAF council, TASS news agency reported.

General Secretary of Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) Mikhail Butov attends the Russian Indoor Championships 2016 in Moscow, Russia, February 24, 2016.REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo

“Now as a council member I represent the international federation, not Russia,” Butov said.

Reporting by Dmitry Jack Stubbs; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov

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