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Belarusian athlete to fly to Warsaw from Tokyo on Wednesday

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskay enters the Polish embassy in Tokyo, Japan on Monday. She will fly from Tokyo on a direct flight to Warsaw. (Reuters)
Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskay enters the Polish embassy in Tokyo, Japan on Monday. She will fly from Tokyo on a direct flight to Warsaw. (Reuters)
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03 Aug 2021 04:08:40 GMT9
03 Aug 2021 04:08:40 GMT9
  • Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya will fly from Tokyo on a direct flight to Warsaw

WARSAW: Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya will fly to Warsaw on Wednesday, the chairman of the Belarusian Sports Solidarity Foundation said on Monday.

Tsimanouskaya who took refuge in the Polish embassy in Tokyo a day after refusing her team’s orders to board a flight home from the Olympic Games.

“She will fly from Tokyo, a direct flight to Warsaw on August 4, in two days’ time,” Aleksandr Opeykin told Reuters.

“She has accepted the offer issued by the Polish Foreign Ministry to request international help, she has done that and she has received a Polish visa today. We, at the Foundation, helped her to get the ticket to Warsaw,” he added.

Reuters

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