French-speaking association of athletics launch internal investigation after Thiam-incident at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in Berlin


Franstalige atletiekbond start intern onderzoek na Thiam-incident op EK in Berlijn

The French-speaking association of athletics (LBFA) start an internal, independent investigation into the incident with Nafissatou Thiam, the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in athletics last summer in Berlin. That left the federation on Tuesday to know. As a result of the case-Thiam is also the general meeting planned for this Saturday has been postponed.

Nafi Thiam came at the end of February with a story about her golden son in Berlin. The Belgian association of athletics (KBAB) would threaten to have her out of competition, because they have the logo of sponsors Tempo-Team in the CHAMPIONSHIP is not visible wore. Her club RFCL from Liege called later on to an internal investigation within the athletic association nominated to run, in order to know who is behind the threats to the address of Thiam was.

The French-speaking wing of the association of athletics (LBFA) is going in on the demand for an investigation. “At the request of several clubs, the board of directors has unanimously decided an internal independent investigation of the developments during the son of mrs. Thiam (sic)”, says in a statement. “In the framework thereof, the board of directors has also decided to the general meeting of Saturday, to postpone until the end of may or beginning of June, when the results of the research known.”