The President of the Russian Tennis Federation Shamil Tarpischev, in a conversation with SE, spoke about the situation with Daniil Medvedev, who removed the Russian flag from the description of his Instagram profile.
“I haven’t talked to Danny yet. But now such sanctions, the IOC prohibits the use of our Russian flag. Even on social media. This is a necessary measure, ”Tarpischev told SE.
Today, March 4, Medvedev removed the Russian flag from the description of his Instagram page. All other information in the tennis player profile description remained unchanged.
The 26-year-old Russian became the first racket of the world on February 28. He is the reigning US Open winner and winner of 13 ATP tournaments.