Tokyo Olympics: This ruthless coach attacked the horse, got such punishment


Tokyo: During the Women’s Modern Pentathlon event in the Olympics, a German coach found it very expensive to beat a horse. After this incident, Kim Raisner came under the target of animal lovers. Now action has been taken against them.

Viral video of punching a horse

The video of Kim Raisner, coach of Germany player Annika Schleu, went viral on social media, after which Kim was suspended from the Tokyo Olympics. His suspension will be applicable only for this Olympics, which ends on August 8.

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Horse punished for not winning gold

TV footage showed coach Kim Raisner attacking a horse named ‘Saint Boy’, which did not jump over a fence in the show jumping round during the event, causing Germany ( Germany’s player Annika Schleu missed out on winning the gold medal.

UIPM’s action

The International Moderne Pentathlon Federation (Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne) said after examining the video footage of Kim Raisner, “It looks like she is attacking the horse with her punch and her move is in violation of the rules.” will be considered.

How is Modern Pentathlon played?

In the Modern Pentathlon event of Olympic equestrians, riders have to perform feats (sports) on a jumping course on an unknown horse within a stipulated time. For this competition, only 20 minutes before the players are given their horses.

Annika Schleu (Photo-Reuters)


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