Viewers tuning into the Winter Olympics will likely notice a group of athletes who will be competing not under their own flag, but rather under the iconic five-ring Olympic banner, and there is a specific reason why.
All three ROC skaters finished in the top four, with reining world champion Anna Shcherbakova taking second with 80.
Twenty-nine athletes from 12 sports and 18 countries competed for this team.
Retrieved 1 March 2020.
What are the rules for the ROC? Ultimately, dozens of athletes were barred from competition, numerous medals were stripped from athletes who had competed in previous events, and Russian political leaders were not allowed to attend previous editions of the Olympics.