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Report: Only Russian track and field athlete in Rio appealing new ban

15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 - Day Seven

BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 28: Darya Klishina of Russia competes in the Women’s Long Jump final during day seven of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 28, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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Russian long jumper Darya Klishina is fuming, appealing an IAAF ruling that has stripped her of a chance to compete in the Olympics.

A day ago, she was the only Russian track and field athlete in Rio. Now, her long jumping privileges have been revoked.

The Associated Press says the IAAF made the move based on “new information it received this week.”

Klishina, 25, says she’s a clean athlete and his proven it “beyond any doubt”.

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