Belarusian Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya Flies To Austria In Latest Twist To Olympic Diplomatic Saga

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Belarusian Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya Flies To Austria In Latest Twist To Olympic Diplomatic Saga

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Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya left Tokyo for the Austrian capital of Vienna on Wednesday instead of taking her scheduled flight to Warsaw, in a move that is likely to spark more drama in the diplomatic saga between the Belarusian regime and the International Olympic Committee.

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Tsimanouskaya was scheduled to fly to Poland as the country’s government stepping in to offer her a humanitarian visa after she had refused to board a flight to Belarus on Sunday and sought diplomatic protection.

The change in flights and destination was prompted by security concerns, a Belarusian community member told Reuters without elaborating.

Tsimanouskaya was escorted to the Narita airport near Tokyo by a police convoy and she did not speak to reporters at the scene.

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