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Belarus Olympic sprinter arrives in Vienna amid safety fears

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya flew into Warsaw on Wednesday night on a humanitarian visa. Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz said the athlete had arrived in the Polish capital. The 24-year-old sprinter feared for her safety at home after criticizing her coaches on social media.
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Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya arrives in Poland amid personal safety concerns

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya arrived in Warsaw on Wednesday evening and met with her husband on Thursday, days after refusing national team orders to fly home amid concerns for her safety.Driving the news: The 24-year-old Olympian received a humanitarian visa from Poland after deciding to defect from her home country when she received a phone call from her grandmother telling her not to return, Reuters reported.Stay on top of the …

4 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
The Guardian
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Why a Belarusian Olympic sprinter refused to fly home

The Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya flew out of Tokyo on Wednesday to begin a life in exile after refusing to return home. Andrew Roth describes a growing threat to internal critics of the regimeWhen the Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya criticised her coaches for entering her ‘behind [her] back’ in the 4x400m relay event at the Tokyo Olympics, she set off a chain of events that quickly went beyond her control. On Sund…

4 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Belarusian Olympic runner who feared going home lands in Vienna

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who said a feud with team officials made her feel she could not safely return home, arrived in Austria on Wednesday, part of a journey that could see her settle in Europe to avoid reprisals from her authoritarian government.

4 months ago|Canada
Reuters
ReutersC

Sprinter touches down in Vienna after refusing to return to Belarus

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya flew from Tokyo to Vienna under the diplomatic protection of Poland on Wednesday, less than 72 hours after her team cut short her Olympic Games and ordered her to return home.

4 months ago|United Kingdom
NDTV
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Belarus Olympic Athlete Stops Over In Vienna Before Poland Refuge

Belarusian Olympic athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya arrived in Austria on Wednesday en route to Poland, where she is expected to take refuge after saying she feared for her life if forced to return home.

4 months ago|New Delhi, India
The Independent
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Belarus sprinter who feared reprisals at home reaches Poland

A Belarusian Olympic sprinter who feared reprisals back home after criticizing her coaches at the Tokyo Games has reached safety in Poland

4 months ago|London, United Kingdom
abc News
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Polish official: Belarusian Olympic sprinter who feared for her safety at home arrives in Poland

Polish official: Belarusian Olympic sprinter who feared for her safety at home arrives in Poland

4 months ago|United States
The Star Kuala Lumpur
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Poland says Belarus lets migrants cross border in 'hybrid war' with EU

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland accused Belarus of sending a growing number of migrants over the border in retaliation for Warsaw's decision this week to give refuge to Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, a Belarusian athlete who refused to return home from the Tokyo Olympics. Read full story

4 months ago|Malaysia
Independent.ie
Independent.ieR

Belarus sprinter arrives in Vienna after fleeing Olympic team officials

A plane carrying a Belarusian Olympic sprinter seeking refuge landed in Austria on Wednesday after she resisted an attempt by her Olympic team’s officials to send her home, where she feared reprisals from the authoritarian government.

4 months ago|Ireland
Sydney Morning Herald
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Olympic sprinter flying to Poland after refusing to return to Belarus

The apparent Cold War-style defection of sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya has been one of the major stories of the Olympic Games and could further isolate Belarus.

4 months ago|Sydney, Australia
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