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Japan shelters Belarusian sprinter who sought to flee the Olympics

NBC News
NBC News
 2021-08-02

Cover picture for the articleTOKYO — A Belarusian sprinter was under the protection of Japanese authorities Monday, a day after she made a dash for freedom at a Tokyo-area airport, claiming her team was forcing her to return home after she publicly criticized her coaches at the Olympics. The sprinter, Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, sought the...

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MarksArk 1
08-02

This reminds me of the days of Communism back in the USSR. Defectors took a chance at freedom when given the opportunity. God be with you and protect you Krystsina.

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Jenna509
08-02

I bet none of you would feel the same if it was a Mexican coming to the US. Trying to flee the cartels.

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