The gymnast Yu.Gelder not perform in the final of the Olympics because of the scandal with alcohol
- 10.08.2016, 20:30,
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Dutch gymnast Yuri van Gelder was expelled from the national Olympic team for violation of the regime and drunkenness, reports The Guardian.
33-year-old gymnast left the Olympic village at night after the qualifying stage of the competition, where he finished eighth. Next gymnast celebrated his finals, consuming alcoholic beverages, and returned to the location of the team only in the morning.
Netherlands coach decided to eliminate the ward after such an unacceptable act.
"Such behavior is unacceptable This is a disaster in the sporting sense, but the choice we have." - Commented the representative of the delegation of the Netherlands Maurice Hendricks.
Recall that in 2009 the Dutch gymnast was disqualified for two years for cocaine use.