Fans struck by another trick of the French biathlete Martin Fourcade. Tens of thousands of people requires the International biathlon Union to dismiss the Frenchman for his attack on the Russian athlete Alexander Loginov.
Unsportsmanlike conduct of Martin Fourcade provoked a storm of criticism by professional athletes and also fans around the world. Page Fourcade Twitter is literally littered with angry comments. For the day they left more than 20 thousand, Many fans of the winter sport need to punish French biathlete.
A few hours later Forged still apologized to Loginov, but claimed that he "accidentally" cut him off. However, at a press conference after the race he tried to imagine himself a kind of Robin hood, spoke of his "fight for justice". Russian commentator Dmitry Guberniev was most surprised by how Western television showed the awarding of athletes. During the ceremony, Martin Fourcade pointedly refused to shake hands with Russian athletes and left an honourable pedestal. Directors this time for some reason was replaced by plans of the stands. Probably Martin Fourcade will not be punished about the referees, who for some reason did not see the violations.
And the Russian sports community is more concerned with the question of why policy for Western athletes is above the sport and how long it will last.
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