Bach pays attention to the “coldness” of Barriera’s aides

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International Olympic Committee Chairman Thomas Bach said Russian figure skater Camilla Barriera has “tremendous cold” on a 15-year-old skater after free skating who made a mistake at the Beijing Olympics. Criticized.

Bach says it’s “chilling” to watch on TV. Barriera, at the heart of the controversy over positive doping tests, Finished in 4th place overall Despite being number one in the women’s short program at the beginning of the week.

The IOC president did not appoint Eteri Tutberidze, the coach of Varieva seen on the camera. Varieva visibly upset “Why did you let it go? Why did you stop fighting?”

“I could feel this cold atmosphere at this distance,” Bach said.

Other members of Tutberidze and Varieva’s aides will be investigated for positive tests for teenagers in heart medicine prior to the Olympics.

Bach states that the pressure on Barriera was “beyond my imagination.”


Eileen Gu became the first action sports athlete to win a gold medal in the women’s halfpipe final on a refreshing and cold morning and three medals at the same Winter Olympics.

Gu warmed up with a score of 93.25 in the first run, then got higher and bigger, and posted 95.25 in the second run. On the third and final pass, she took a leisurely walk with the contest locked.

Outstanding American-born freestyle skier Representative of China I already owned gold from Big Air and silver from Slopestyle.

Defending Olympic champion Cassie Sharpe of Canada finished second, and teammate Rachael Karker won the bronze. Teen Hanna Faulhaber was America’s top finisher in 6th place.


Francesco Friedrich of Germany attended the final day of the four-seater bobsleigh training at the Beijing Olympics on Friday, the day after proposing to skip the session.

Friedrich was the first sled down the hill for the final training session on Friday. That may have influenced his decision to participate.Friedrich was one of the last sleds on the ice during training for four on Thursday, followed by three Olympic champions. Concerns about truck condition..

He probably enjoyed what he saw on Friday. Friedrich started the day with a run of 58.98 seconds. It was his fastest this week on five trips down the ice at the Enkyo Sliding Center on his four-person sled.

He is Kim’s overwhelming favorite at the four-person event starting Saturday.

Some top sliders, such as Canadian teammates Justin Kripps and Chris Spring, German Christoph Hafer, Latvian veteran Oskars Kibelmanis, have chosen to skip Friday training. It is not uncommon for veterans to opt out of training sessions to protect their bodies and sleds for the upcoming two-day competition.


Eileen Gu scored the highest score in the first run of the Women’s Halfpipe Final, aiming to be the first action sports athlete to win three medals at the same Winter Olympics.

The Outstanding American-born freestyle skier The representatives of China already have gold from Big Air and silver from Slopestyle.

On a fierce and cool day, Gu showed a solid run, easily leading with a record of 93.25. Canadian defending Olympic champion Cassie Sharpe came in second after the three opening runs, and his teammate Rachael Karker came in third. American teenager Hanna Faulhaber was fourth.

The temperature was about 3 degrees Fahrenheit (-16 degrees Celsius) and the wind was blowing at 11 mph.


Judge Russian figure skater Camilla Varieva participated in the Beijing Olympics, despite a positive test for the banned substance, despite accusing anti-doping officials of “not working effectively.”

Court of Arbitration for Sport, Newly published 41-page document He explained their decision and quoted an “unbearable delay” at a Swedish laboratory.

This meant that even though her urine sample arrived in Stockholm on December 29, a positive test for Varieva for heart medicine was revealed only during the Olympics. Lab staff were influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Her lawyer suggested she was contaminated because her grandfather was using a banned heart medicine that she tested positive.

The judge’s full verdict was announced at the beginning of Friday, hours after 15-year-old Varieva. Free skating full of mistakes He removed her from the lead and finished fourth in the Olympic Women’s Individual Event.


According to an international laboratory, Ukrainian bobsleigher Lidiia Hunko tested positive for anabolic steroids at the Beijing Games.

ITA says she failed a drug test after competing on Monday.She came in 20th place Female monobob..

Hunko is the third athlete to test positive for doping at the Beijing Olympics and the second athlete from Ukraine after cross-country skier Varnetina Kaminska.

All three ITA cases in Beijing detected steroids.

According to the biography of an official athlete at the Beijing Olympics, 28-year-old Hunko finished second in the 2016 World’s Strongest Women’s Contest.


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