A Belarusian sprinter’s asylum sheds light on a dictator’s fate

When Belarusian Olympic officials went to sprinter Kristina Timanovskaya’s room after she publicly complained about her coaches., head of the national team made it clear they received an order to return home – and it came from above. This is because, like so many other things in Belarus, sport is a family-run business. This family …

Who is Kristina Timanovskaya? A Belarusian Sprinter and Prospective

It sparked the biggest political crisis of the Tokyo Olympics, but Kristina Timanovskaya did not set out to become a symbol of oppression in her home country. Belarus. He just wanted to run. 24-year-old sprinter Timanovskaya, whose specialty is 200 meters, became the center of an international drama after his delegation tried to forcibly send …