British Gymnastics – Whyte Review

The Whyte Review looked into the practices of British Gymnastics.

It was co-commissioned by UK Sport and Sport England and led by Anne Whyte QC.

The review received in excess of 400 submissions of evidence. 190 interviews were conducted for the report, including 133 former and current gymnasts.

The report detailed ‘systemic’ accounts of both physical and emotional abuse of young athletes.

The submissions described sexual assault, excessive weigh management and emotional abuse of gymnasts.

British Gymnastics has a Whyte Review page. It includes a response from CEO Sarah Powell.

British Gymnastics is also facing separate legal action from dozens of gymnasts, including a number of Olympians, who allege widespread physical and emotional abuse.

Last week the 19-year-old gymnast Eloise Jotischky became the first person to win a civil case against British Gymnastics for the abuse she suffered in the sport.

Many around the world are right now reading and responding.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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