It is now more than 25 years ago, Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding were the protagonists of one of sports history's most absurd and remarkable cases.
The two were in the middle of a year-long duel for the throne in the u.s. kunstskøjteløbs-world, when Nancy Kerrigan brutally attacked after a træningssceance. Here awaited a mysterious attacker on her as she went from the ice to his dressing room, and struck Kerrigan above the knee with a club.
the attack appeared to be planned by rival Tonya Harding and her husband, to put Nancy Kerrigan out of the game in search of success at the winter olympic games in Lillehammer the same year.
Harding was quickly revealed as an accomplice in the bitter attempt to outdo the rival, and since history has stood as one of the worst examples of how wrong it can go when the faint-hearted in the extreme environments, trying to win at any cost.
Therefore, it awakens in the degree also stir when a new story about a possible attempt to damage a rival, see the light of day.
And just such a history, is now perhaps beginning to take shape.
The International Skøjteunion, ISU, has begun a study to try to determine whether the 22-year-old american Mariah Bell tried to make a 'Harding,' when she ran into sykoreanske Lim Eun-soo during heating in connection with the world cup in Japan.
the Collision left sydkoreaneren with a gash in his leg, and now the south Korean delegation lodged an official complaint against the american.
According to a statement from the Lims agent-bureau, there is reason to believe that Mariah Bell implemented the collision deliberately, as she apparently kicked out at the rival, who stood with his back to as she drove into her. They tell at the same time, that Glue has been moppet in several months of the american.
The american camp has a follow japantimes not wish to comment on the incident, before there is a decision
the ISU must be Thursday evening to discuss the matter, and will then rule on the guilt and any punishment.