Olympic Committee’s Dick Pound: The ‘unanimous’ decision was that Peng Shuai was ‘fine’
International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound said the group’s unanimous decision regarding tennis star Peng Shuai, whose safety was a concern following her sexual assault allegation against a high-ranking member of the government, that she’s “fine.” 21, the IOC wrote in a statement that during a video call with IOC president Thomas Bach, Peng appeared “at ease”.
Peng accused former Chinese Communist Party leader Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault on November 2 and was not heard or seen for a substantial period of time, leading to questions about her safety. After Peng’s denunciation post was taken down by the Chinese government and she was not seen, calls to prove her safety and freedom came from the world of tennis and beyond.
Pound said the call with Peng, of which he hasn’t seen the footage, is “the best evidence we have at the moment,” according to CNN.
“There are a lot of countries where you just can’t easily leave the country. I think a lot of it is speculation… What we have is evidence that is hard to get and feel. These are people who have been there. handle and handle athletes with pressure They can tell if someone is behaving under duress.
“Their unanimous conclusion was that she was fine. And she just asked that her privacy be respected for the time being.”
Not everyone agrees with Pound’s view of the situation.
The European Union announced on Tuesday that it wants a transparent investigation into allegations of sexual assault and wants China to show “verifiable proof” that Peng is safe. They added that “Peng’s recent public re-appearance does not alleviate concerns about her safety and freedom.”
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