October 24, 2021

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“Perverts and Misogynists” | The medal-winning Australian swimmer knocked on the selection door for the Olympics

"Perverts and Misogynists" |  The medal-winning Australian swimmer knocked on the selection door for the Olympics

(Sydney) Two-time Australian Olympic swimming medalist Maddie Groves has knocked on the selection door for the Tokyo Olympics, denying his presence in the sport of “misogynistic perverts”.


The 26-year-old, who won a silver medal in the 200m butterfly and 4x100m relay at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, shared her shocking decision on Instagram late on Thursday as the selection process for the July Olympics begins. Saturday in Adelaide City.

“It could be a lesson for all the misogynistic perverts in sports and for those who press their shoes,” she wrote in her post.

“You can no longer exploit young women and girls, shame their bodies or fear for their health and hope they represent you so that you can earn your annual bonus. It’s over! She was angry.

The swimmer gives no indication of the identity of the persons concerned. She complained on Twitter last November that “I feel uncomfortable with the way a swimmer stares at me in my clothes.”

A few days later, she denied the “bad comment” made by the unidentified coach, and later quickly apologized, “probably because the team psychologist told her to do so”.

The swimming governing body in the country indicated that Swimming Australia later tried to contact Mr‌.To me Groves about this tweet but it “refused to give more information.”

Although she withdrew, Maddie Groves said she did not intend to end her career and was looking forward to “participating in other competitions later this year”.

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