Kim Raisner Video Update – A German present day pentathlon trainer has been tossed out of the Tokyo Olympics for punching a pony during rivalry.
Kim Raisner was attempting to help German competitor Annika Schleu as she struggled to control Saint Boy in front of her show bouncing round in the ladies’ occasion on Friday. Competitors are allowed just 20 minutes to bond with a new pony before their round and Schleu, who had been driving the field, was in tears as she came into the ring.
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The International Modern Pentathlon Union said it checked on film showing Raisner “seeming to strike the pony … with her clench hand” and that “her activities were considered to be disregarding [the rules].” She was likewise heard calling to Schleu to whip the pony harder.
Holy person Boy had effectively wouldn’t bounce for another rider, Russian contender Gulnaz Gubaydullina, prior in the opposition and the German Modern Pentathlon Union said he had been “damaged by the past rider” even before Schleu’s round, during which he kicked and would not jog around the course.
Various individuals via online media thusly raised worries about the manner in which Schleu and Raisner were treating the pony.
The world overseeing body for present day pentathlon, the UIPM, recognized those worries before the men’s occasion on Saturday and afterward gave an assertion uncovering Raisner’s discipline.
Raisner is a previous current pentathlete who contended at the 2004 Olympics in Athens.
Kim Raisner has been tossed out of the Olympic Games after she seemed to punch a pony in the ladies’ advanced pentathlon occasion on Friday; Raisner was attempting to help German rider Annika Schleu as she fought to control Saint Boy in front of her show hopping round.