the 21-year-old south Korean ice speed skater Suk-hee Shim broke on Tuesday in tears testifying in court, the former coach Jae-beom Cho .
Shim told Chon beat her since she was 7 years old. Over the years, the violence became increasingly more cruel.
He assaulted and slandered me repeatedly ever since. Once he beat me with a hockey stick so that my fingers were broken, Shim told the news agency AFP.
the Second time, Cho had thrown shimi to nuts, what had caused the bleeding wounds of this forehead.
a Few weeks before Pyeongchangin the olympic games, the violence was so intense, that the events spread to the public, and Cho was ousted of his duties.
He kicked and punched me so hard - especially my head - that I thought I was dying, Shim said and broke into tears.
the Punches and kicks caused the concussion.
Shim won won home championships in the olympic gold medal in the South Korean relay team. According to him, the medals could not have come without concussion more, eyes it affected how he performs in the games.
Four years ago, the Shim won the Sochi olympics message to gold in addition to silver in the 1500 metres and bronze in the 1000 metres.
Cho has admitted to the police he hit Shimi and three other athletes ”in order to improve these performances”. Cho was sentenced in October to 10 months imprisonment, but he appealed against the verdict.
the Shim did not dare to prove the ex-coach against the first during the trial. Shimin according to Cho was brainwashed him by threatening that, if he would tell their experience of the atrocities, the coach should ensure that his sports career anymore.
– gets the psychological treatment of depression, anxiety, sleep difficulties and post-traumatic stress disorder. I gathered my courage (in this session), because the truth must be known.