«Happy To Be In Safety» : Belarus Olympic Athlete In Poland After Row.

'Happy To Be In Safety': Belarus Olympic Athlete In Poland After Diplomatic Row

Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya arrived in Poland where she will take refuge.

Warsaw:

Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she was "happy to be in safety" in Warsaw on Thursday a day after arriving in Poland, where she took take refuge after saying she feared for her life if forced to return home.

The 24-year-old athlete 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.

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