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Racist inscriptions concentrating on Teddy Riner and Dimitri Bascou found at Insep

Racist inscriptions have been found, Sunday, June 28, on three photographs of French athletes who enhance the fence surrounding the Insep of Paris, introduced in a press release the Nationwide Institute of Sport, Experience and Efficiency ( Insep), which trains high athletes.

"This morning, racist insults have been found in photographs of athletes from the Rio Video games, positioned on the surface gates of the Insep within the coronary heart of the Bois de Vincennes. The general public institution, which instantly famous this outrage, firmly condemns these acts and can file a criticism with the police. ", writes the Insep. Among the many vandalized photographs, that of judoka Teddy Riner and athlete Dimitri Bascou.

"Vile and Cowardly" Actions

"We is not going to bow our heads, we is not going to yield any floor to hatred, cowardice and stupidity. In the present day I’m giving my unfailing and pleasant help to people who find themselves personally attacked ", reacted in the press release the director general of Insep, Ghani Yalouz.

Sports activities Minister Roxana Maracineanu described the acts as"Despicable and (of) cowards ». “The struggle towards racism should proceed. Allow us to not loosen up our vigilance. All my help for the athletes and those that really feel soiled with these revolting behaviors ”, she wrote on Twitter.