Tokyo Olympics: Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya lands in Poland for refuge

//Tokyo Olympics: Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya lands in Poland for refuge

Tokyo Olympics: Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya lands in Poland for refuge

Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya landed in Poland on Wednesday, where she is to take refuge after saying she feared for her life if forced to return home.The 24-year-old sprinter has been at the centre of a diplomatic drama in the middle of the Games since seeking the protection of Tokyo 2020 staff on Sunday, saying her team was trying to bundle her onto a plane after she publicly criticised her coaches.In an unexpected twist on Wednesday, the athlete made a last-minuteā€¦

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