”You had one job. You literally had one job and you couldn’t protect us and it is just really sad because now every time I go to the doctor or training, I get worked on. I don’t want to get worked on, but my body hurts, I’m 22 and at the end of the day that’s my fifth rotation and I have to go to therapy.”
Regarding Biles’ comments, Leung said, “Our organization historically has silenced our gymnasts, and I am 100 percent supportive of giving our athletes a voice. (They) should be able to say what they feel and be comfortable doing so.
I agree with Li Li Leung.
But how far does freedom to speak extend?
Can Simone kneel on the podium?
From what Li Li has said, I’d say it would be allowed.
Imboden will likely be sanctioned. The USOPC prohibits athletes from making political, religious or racial demonstrations during events on the Olympic circuit.