A female Sailor complaints to SAI about a coach accompanying the contingent is making her uncomfortable in Germany -

A female Sailor complaints to SAI about a coach accompanying the contingent is making her uncomfortable in Germany

Share us on
257 Views

SAI has reached out to the athlete and she has said that “mental pressure” is created by the coach in question during training, but did not sight any sexual harassment issues.

Khel Today Bureau

New Delhi: The enquiry against the tainted Indian Cycling coach is not completed yet and in another case a woman Sailor has complained about a Sailing coach making her uncomfortable in Germany.

According to a press statement released by the  Sports Authority Of India  ‘SAI has received a complaint from a female sailor who is currently in a foreign exposure camp in Germany. The camp has been proposed and organised by the Yatching Association of India and funded by SAI through ACTC, as is the norm. In her complaint the athlete has said that a coach accompanying the contingent is making her uncomfortable. The coach in question has been appointed by the federation and was included in the contingent as per the proposal of the Federation’.

‘In her complaint the athlete has also stated that she has raised this issue with the federation a few times in the past but has not received any response and has hence written to SAI for intervention.On receipt of the complaint SAI has asked for a report from the federation seeking clarification on when and how many times the athlete had complained to the federation and why no response was extended to her. SAI has sought this report from the Federation by the end of the day today’, the release added.

It further said, ‘Meanwhile, SAI has reached out to the athlete and she has said that “mental pressure” is created by the coach in question during training, but did not sight any sexual harassment issues’.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.