In relation to the situation in Ukraine, the FIM Board of Directors has unanimously condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The decisions that have been taken during an extraordinary meeting mean, that riders of Motorcycle Federation of Russia (MFR) and the Belarusian Federation of Motorcycle Sport (BFMS) are not allowed to participate in the Speedway Euro Championship 2022.
'The FIM Europe Executive Board is standing behind the FIM Decision. We all live in sympathy with the suffering inhabitants of Ukraine and wish them a peaceful future. The decisions announced today are taken in the interest of sport and peace, following the international Olympic Committee. We will watch the developments with great sadness and hope for a prompt and good resolution for the attacked nation' - said Martin de Graff, FIM Europe President.