The former head coach of the AUSTRIAN ski Federation had sued in connection with the abuse scandal because of libel - and lost. In the process he does not want to push ahead now.
In the case of allegations of sexual abuse in Austrian ski Federation (ÖSV) in the 1970s, an Ex-head coach Charly Kahr strenuous process is not re-negotiated. Kahr had sued a former Alpine skier and her husband for defamation and after the acquittal in January at the district court of Bludenz appeal announced. As the lawyer of the couple told the Austrian news Agency APA , was withdrawn the appeal.
Kahr had accused the couple of defamation, because they are in two Whatsapp-messages to Ex-skier Annemarie Moser-Pröll of abuse had raised allegations against Kahr. Moser-Pröll forwarded the messages back to Kahr, who responded with the lawsuit. The court said the accused couple because the messages were not intended for the Public. The first announced calling Kahr withdrew now, his age and his health, as well as out of consideration for his family, as the APA quoted from the request.
The former racer Nicola Werdenigg, which was started in their active time under her maiden name, a spit, and had brought with her allegations of sexual Assault in skiing in November 2017 the discussion rolling. At the beginning of February 2018, two more former ÖSV-driver charged inside serious allegations against Kahr.