Belarus sprinter 'so happy' to reach safety in Poland

Published on August 5, 2021 - Duration: 01:18s

Belarus sprinter 'so happy' to reach safety in Poland

A Belarusian Olympic sprinter who feared reprisals at home after criticising her coaches at the Tokyo Games spoke of her relief at seeking refuge in Poland.


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