World The Athlete Belarusse in Exile, Krystina Tsimanouskaya, landed in Poland
Belarusian Sprinter Says She Was Taken to Airport Against Her Wishes After Criticizing Coaches
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said was taken to the airport in Tokyo against her wishes after she made comments criticizing her national team coaches. View the original article to see embedded media.Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya told Reuters that she was taken to the airport in Tokyo against her will after she publicly criticized her national team's coaches.Tsimanouskaya was expected to compete in the women's 200m event and the 4x400m relay before she was told to pack and was escorted to the airport to board a flight back to Belarus on Sunday.
Olympic athlete Belarusse Krystina Tsimanouskaya, who refused to return to his country by security, arrived Wednesday night in Warsaw after transiting by Vienna. Poland has granted him a humanitarian visa. View on euronews
Olympic athlete Belarusse Krystina Tsimanouskaya arrived in Poland. fearing to go to prison in his country , the springer had obtained the help of the International Olympic Committee and took refuge at the Poland Embassy until his departure.
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Krystsina Tsimanouskay alleges she was almost forced onto a plane home after criticising her coaches.They say sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, 24, spent the night in a hotel at Tokyo's Haneda airport.
Preserving His Security
The Young Woman, owned to take a direct flight Tokyo- Warsaw operated by the Polish Lot company. At the last moment she modified her itinerary to stop in Vienna to preserve her security. Krystina Tsimanouskaya had asserted Sunday having escaped a forced repatriation in Belarus, a few days after openly criticizing his athletic federation.
"She had a humanitarian visa, which allowed him to enter immediately in Poland, details the Under-Secretary of State to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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