Sport kidnapping? Timanovskaya Continue in Japan
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The athlete, which should be kidnapped by the opposition of the authoritarian authorities of their country from Tokyo, spent the night in a hotel at Haneda Airport in a "Safe Environment", said IOC speakers Mark Adams on Monday. They are in the hands of the authorities, he said, but without making further information. You have requested a written report from the NOK of your country. First, you have to wait for the more accurate backgrounds and details of the incident.
The 24-year-old athlete had explained in a video that published the oppositional Belarusian athlete representative Belarusian Sport Solidarity Foundation (BSSF) on Sunday, she had to be flown out against her will from Japan after examining public criticism of Belarussian sports officials. The BSSF spoke of a tried "violent" departure.
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Information on how the athlete left the Olympic village and who was with her could not make Adams. At the airport she turned to the Japanese police. Representatives of the IOC and Japanese OK would have talked to her in the night "directly". "She assured us that she feels safe and protected," the IOC spokesman continued. On Monday you talked again with her and will continue to do so with the Japanese authorities, "to determine the next step in the coming days". You will continue talking to Timanovskaya what you are planning and will "support" in your decision.
The Belarussian Olympic Committee (NOK) had previously declared telegram, the athlete was examined by a doctor and will not participate in other competitions because of their "emotional mental condition". Timanovskaya designated that on Instagram as a "lie". The radio station Euroradio said she said, "You just told me to pack my stuff and fly home."
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The suspected attempted abduction of Sprinterin Kristina Timanovskaya Among Tokyo plays has an aftermath for the Belarusian sports tip. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has initiated a formal investigation. © uncredited / ntv / ap / dpa Kristina Timanovskaya enters the Polish Embassy in Tokyo - The Belarusian Olympic Sprinterin has received humanitarian visa there. athlete representatives also require an immediate lock for the NOK from Belarus (Belarus).