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Olympic champion Shcherbakova was not invited to the “Oscar” for figure skaters “for security reasons” KXan 36 Daily News

Date: March 27, 2023 Time: 06:05:11

Shcherbakova became the only representative of our country among the nominees. She was shortlisted for the Most Valuable Skater of the Year award. The ISU gave a very peculiar explanation as to why Anna was not invited to the ceremony itself. That is, for security reasons. It is true that the reason is not new. International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has repeatedly stated that the removal of Russian and Belarusian athletes from international competitions is not a sanction, but a measure to “ensure their own safety.”

– The ISU Council has agreed that nominees from Russia or Belarus will not be invited to attend the award ceremony in person for security reasons, which is in line with ISU policy, – RIA Novosti was quoted as saying. organization’s press service.

Recall that the French dancers Gabriela Papadakis and Guillaume Sizeron and the American single skater Nathan Chen, who also won gold at the Beijing Olympics in their disciplines, reached the final of the voting in the “Most Valuable Skater of the Year” nomination. together with Anna Shcherbakova.

Hansen Taylor
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