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Belarus Olympic athlete changes flight route to Poland due to security fears

Telegraph, 04 Aug 2021
Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya left Tokyo for Austria, adding another dramatic twist to a diplomatic saga in which she had sought refuge at the Polish embassy.

Tsimanouskaya had been scheduled to board a flight for Warsaw, where the government has offered her a humanitarian visa after she had refused to board a flight home against her wishes and sought diplomatic protection.

She was later advised to travel to Warsaw from Vienna as it was thought to be safer for her.

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