03 august 2021

Olympic sprinter says officials told her she would be punished upon return to Belarus

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Belarusian Olympic track sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya says officials told her she would be punished upon returning to Belarus. Speaking to The Associated Press via video-call, the 24-year-old Olympian said officials “made it clear that, upon return home, I would definitely face some form of punishment.” “There were also thinly disguised hints that more would await me,” she said. ADVERTISEMENT Tsimanouskaya was granted asylum in Poland on Monday after expressing fears for her safety if she [...]