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No gagging order for Harting after IOC, Bach criticism on Russia

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Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - Olympic discus throw champion Robert Harting will not be the subject of a gagging order from German officials at the Rio Games after last week‘s harsh criticism of Olympic supremo Thomas Bach, the team said on Wednesday.

"We have freedom of speech, there is no gagging order. Harting is known for some quick remarks, and some of them don‘t have a long shelf life," German team chef de mission Michael Vesper said.

Harting contested a decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to impose a blanket ban on Russian athletes in connection with doping, saying IOC president Bach was "part of the doping system for me, not of the anti-doping system."

That drew a furious response from Bach, who told dpa it was "not acceptable" to "insult someone who is not of the same opinion as you in such a manner."

Harting, who is known to be outspoken, is a medal contender in Rio despite a long injury absence, having won Olympic gold in 2012 and three straight world titles between 2009 and 2013. Men‘s discus qualifying is August 12 and the final the next day.

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