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Athletics: The International Olympic Committee continues to investigate the "Tsimanouskaya" case, which had to seek asylum in Poland

Athletics: The International Olympic Committee continues to investigate the “Tsimanouskaya” case, which had to seek asylum in Poland

NSThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published a memorandum saying that the investigation into “the accident involving the Belarusian athlete Kristina Tsimanoskaya in Tokyo 2020 is continuing”.

Tsimanoskaya, a sprinter in the 100 and 200 metres, criticized his country’s sports institutions They declined to participate in the 4×400 relay due to the lack of riders for not passing the proper controls.

The next day, she escorted the player to the airport to take her home. Fearing imprisonment, Tsimanoskaya refused to return to Belarus and sought political asylum from Poland. Where is he at the moment like many other Belarusian athletes who oppose the system of his country.

The International Olympic Committee has rescinded and withdrawn the accreditation of technicians, Yuri Mysevic and Artur Simak, as a temporary measure during the Games, And the World Athletics team “agreed to continue the investigation and open a formal procedure for coaches.”

In this regard, “It has been determined that the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) – an independent body set up by World Athletics to manage all integrity issues (related to doping and non-doping) – is carrying out the procedure, with the full cooperation and support of the IOC. The AIU will publish the results of its investigation when completed ” , The International Olympic Committee memorandum ends.

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