Miroslaw Skrzypczynski has resigned from his place because the Polish Tennis Federation president after Iga Swiatek and Hubert Hurkacz known as for motion towards him, in line with Polish sports activities journalist Dominik Senkowski.
Miroslaw Skrzypczynski, president of the Polish Tennis Affiliation, has resigned.
He’s accused by gamers for instance about sexual harassment. Iga Swiatek and Hubert Hurkacz just lately spoke on the matter. They supported the victims — Dominik Senkowski (@dsenkowski07) November 24, 2022
This week, the Polish tennis group was rocked by the information of Katarzyna Kotula accusing Skrzypczynski of sexual abuse.
Kotula, who at present serves as Polish MP, was simply 13 when Skrzypczynski allegedly sexually abused her. In an announcement made to Polish media, Kotula used the phrase “predator” when describing Skrzypczynski. Shortly after Kotula made the allegations towards Skrzypczynski, the highest two Polish gamers – Swiatek and Hubert – supported the sufferer and known as for these accusations to be taken very severely.
Skrzypczynski resigns after the Swiatek, Hurkacz criticism
“I really feel that as a present chief of ladies’s tennis I can’t be silent about specific issues. I do not forget that I recognize having the liberty to resolve whether or not I wish to communicate up about one thing or not.
Relating to bodily violence or emotional abuse crucial subject is pondering and being delicate concerning the victims. And once we communicate up about one thing occurring we want to consider them first and most of all.
I’m making an attempt to do that the easiest way I can. I’m towards violence in sports activities, in tennis, in each self-discipline and in on a regular basis life. That’s why I think about the articles concerning the president of the Polish Tennis Affiliation as a critical matter.
Governing our bodies ought to decide what occurred and I hope they may deal with this case. This isn’t my position to do the work of governing our bodies and journalists because the matter is just too critical and it’s about folks’s life and well being.
What I really feel I can do is to encourage you to search for assist when one thing unhealthy occurs in sports activities communities and in each scenario in life. This may be my position and that is how I can use my affect right here – being a voice who tries to coach and remind that probably the most vital factor is to search for assist whenever you want it,” Swiatek wrote in a message posted on her Twitter.
Hurkacz said: “I support all women and all victims of abuse. No coach or guardian should use their power and position towards anyone. Any aggression, both in sports as well as outside of it needs to be condemned and punished.
I hope that appropriate authorities will react to the press reports on the subject of the head of the Polish Tennis Association. I stand with all victims of abuse. Swiatek is currently the face of women’s tennis and she is trying to use her voice whenever she feels she needs to do so.