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Sport Accused Dutch gymnastics trainer Wevers: "No gymnast ever kicked or beaten"

00:42  01 august  2020
00:42  01 august  2020 Source:   sport1.de

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The Dutch gymnastics coach Vincent Wevers on leave for allegations of abuse denies the use of violence against his protégés. "I never kicked or hit a gymnast," said Wevers to Dutch television broadcaster NOS in response to allegations by former athlete Joy Goedkoop and other former gymnasts who want to remain anonymous. The Dutch gymnastics association KNGU therefore suspended him and Gerben Wiersma on Wednesday and initiated an independent investigation.

Wevers admitted to working on the wrong culture. "When I started, I joined the culture that prevailed at the time. It was very hard and Spartan with little say. I wouldn't do that today," said Wevers. He would be sorry for his obsession with the weight of his gymnasts. Wevers put them on the scales before and after training. "I'm sorry that they still suffer from it today," he said.

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Ex- gymnast Joy Goedkoop has since accused Dutch coach Vincent Wevers of abuse from the age of seven to 12 during training sessions, alleging she had been " beaten and kicked by him". Wevers has reportedly said he "will respond later" to the allegations made. Sanne Wevers and Lieke Wevers , who

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Former gymnast Joy Goedkoop said in a TV interview on Sunday that she had been beaten and kicked by Wevers in childhood during the units. Goedkoop was educated in Oldenzaal from the age of seven to the age of twelve by the father of Rio Olympic champion Sanne Wevers.

Then she moved to Heerenveen, where she trained under Wiersma. "In Heerenveen, physical violence was over, but it was inhumane there too," complained Goedkoop: "There was no room for tiredness, injuries and other feelings."

Years ago, top gymnasts had complained about ill-treatment, but the Dutch gymnastics association KNGU did not take it seriously.

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