The 16-year-old sydkoreanskans managment says it was american Mariah Bell, who intentionally damaged the Lim Eun-Soo through a kick at her so that she got a cut on the leg.
The Korean skating has notified the event, but notes at the same time:
– At present we can not conclude that Bell caused the damage intentionally. It is difficult to determine just by seeing a video of the event, " says a spokesperson for south Korea's skridskoförbund.
Lim Eun-Soo and Mariah Bell have the same trainer. Lim Eun-Soos managment claims according to the local media that the 22-year-old american has been harassing the Glue in the months before the world CUP. The american should not have apologized.
the Injury was not more serious than 16-year-old Lim Eun-Soo could set personal bests in the short program, 72,91 points, and she is fifth, just before the Bell, before the free program.
as konståkningsvärlden surrounded by the skandalrykten. Idrottshistoriens most infamous event was when the american Nancy Kerrigan was assaulted before the OLYMPICS in 1994. The perpetrator was rival and fellow Russian Tonya Hardings ex-husband, and Harding are suspected to have been behind the attack.
the Document: the Attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan in 1994
Interview: Tonya Harding would like to have an excuse now