Commentator sold after calling skater a ‘bitch’

Mexico City /

The International Skating Union (ISU) he has vetoed for any coverage of your competitions two commentators who, without knowing that they had the microphone open, evoked the figure skater Meagan Duhamel What “that Canadian female dog.”

“There is no place for language, comments and harassing and abusive behavior neither in sport nor in our society. The UIS has taken immediate action with your service provider to suspend the two commentators with immediate effect and none of them will cover future figure skating events for the ISU,” the organization said in a statement.

The federation itself reports that after the paired short program of the World’s Championships which are contested in Montpellier, France“, an open mic picked up a disrespectful comment made by the two commentators who work in the international signal”.

The attack of a skater condemned

“The UIS she is shocked by the language used by the two commentators, which does not reflect her point of view at all. The UIS strongly condemns any statement of discriminatory or offensive,” he added.

The agency asked for its “more sincere apologies to Mrs. Duhamel for the inappropriate and unacceptable behavior of the two commentators.”

Duhamel, already retired, does not participate in these championships. He was double world champion in pairs, in 2015 and 2016, and in 2018 Olympic team champion.

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