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Becky and Ellie Downie: Abusive behaviour in GB gymnastics 'completely normalised'

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Becky and Ellie Downie have released a joined statement claiming that abusive behaviour in gymnastics training has become "completely normalised" as British Gymnastics deals with a series of allegations from athletes.
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Becky and Ellie Downie say abuse in GB gymnastics 'completely normalised'

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Ellie Downie would not eat or drink on day before weigh-in ‘Focus about my weight will leave scars which will never heal' The world championship medallists Becky and Ellie Downie have joined the group of gymnasts speaking out about shocking abuse in the British team in a devastating statement which said “cruel” behaviour was “so ingrained in our daily lives that it became completely normalised”. The sisters, who are regarded as Team GB's best female gymnastics medal hopes at next year's Tokyo Olympics, said they had faced “an environment of fear and mental abuse”, with constant questioning...
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