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Climbing scandal: part of the athlete's body is shown in slow motion for seconds - for no apparent reason

2021-09-20T15:04:05.269Z

The buttocks of a climber were shown on TV in slow motion - this triggered a wave of protests on social networks. The world association apologizes.



The buttocks of a climber were shown on TV in slow motion - this triggered a wave of protests on social networks.

The world association apologizes.

Moscow - Even at the Olympic Games *, the German gymnasts with their long suits set an example against sexualization in sport.

Clothing regulations were discussed in beach volleyball.

There is now excitement about Austrian climbing master Johanna Färber on social media.

At the World Championships in Moscow, the athlete's butt was shown in close-up and slow motion during an intermediate cut - without any sporting connection.

The world climbing association IFSC immediately apologized for the incident in a statement.

Climbing scandal: World association apologizes to athlete for TV pictures

"The IFSC would like to apologize deeply to Johanna Färber, the Austrian climbing association and the entire sport climbing community for the pictures that were broadcast during the bouldering semifinals", it says there.

"We condemn it to make the human body an object," promised the association and announced further steps to prevent such events in the future.

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Färber fell victim to inappropriate camera work for the second time in a short time.

At that time, the

ORF

apologized

for similar scenes in which her butt could be seen in close-up for seconds.

The athlete ventured her anger on Instagram *.

“To be honest, I feel uncomfortable that thousands of people saw these scenes.

We need to stop sexualizing women in sports and start appreciating their accomplishments, ”she wrote.

Climbing World Cup: buttocks of Austrian are shown in slow motion - "Completely unacceptable"

IFSC President Marco Scolaris is furious about the recent incident.

"How often do you have to do something wrong before we learn how to do it right?" He asked.

On Twitter, among other things, many users take a stance on the topic.

“When will something finally happen?” Asks an indignant user. Some comments like “This is completely unacceptable. What the hell was the cameraman thinking? ”Can also be read.

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Source: merkur

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