In a book published in January, Abitbol accused her ex-trainer Gilles Beyer of having raped her between 1990 and 1992 when she was between 15 and 17 years old. Gilles Beyer is a French former competitive figure skater and coach. MORE: An arbitrator determined a famed figure skating coach abused children. Start your Independent Premium subscription today.Didier Gailhaguet is not directly targeted by the claims but will be asked about coach Gilles Beyer, who has been accused of rape and continued to work with the federation following an investigation that raised suspicion in the early 2000s.Gailhaguet was called in following the publication of a book last week in which Sarah Abitbol, a 10-time French champion and bronze medalist in the pairs at the 2000 world championships, accused Beyer of raping her between 1990 and 1992 when she was a teenager.
"We did not suspect that the things we have heard and read over the past few days were so big," Maracineanu said.

You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment.The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. The European multi-medalist and world bronze medalist in pairs in 2000 accused her coach, Gilles Beyer, of repeatedly raping her from 1990 to 1992 in her book, "Such a long silence" ("Un Si Long Silence"), released last week. All of the administrative investigations that had stopped because of the coronavirus lockdown in France have resumed.The Associated Press does not normally name sexual assault victims but Abitbol accused Beyer in a book published last week and has also spoken about her personal experience on television.Pogacar, who turns 22 on Monday, overcame a 57-second deficit to Roglic and won Saturday’s penultimate stage, a 22-mile time trial with a finishing four-mile climb. In addition, seven cases of physical or verbal violence were reported, while two other cases related to trainers who died before the end of judicial proceedings.“The volume of cases identified is indicative of practices and behaviours that have been replicated through generations of coaches," the ministry said. This emerges from a statement available to the French news agency AFP. French skater Sarah Abitbol says her former coach, Gilles Beyer, first raped her when she was 15. He is the 1978 French national champion and competed at six ISU Championships. — AFP pic. Today I beat him, and that was it.”.Post was not sent - check your email addresses!Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.Elaine Thompson wins 100m in Rome Diamond League,Duplantis breaks outdoor pole vault world record,Karsten Warholm wins 400m hurdles in Rome,Warholm runs second-fastest 400m hurdles ever,Noah Lyles raises black-gloved fist, wins 200m,Cheptegei breaks 5000m world record in Monaco,Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window),Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window),Click to share on Flipboard (Opens in new window),Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window),Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window),Ryan Lochte’s first individual Olympic gold medal goes missing,Annemiek van Vleuten out of world championships after Giro Rosa crash,Mondo Duplantis breaks Sergey Bubka’s outdoor pole vault world record,Tadej Pogacar stuns Primoz Roglic, set to win Tour de France,2020 Tour de France TV, live stream schedule,2020 Tour de France route: stage profiles, previews, start, finish times,Tour de France race of truth to decide champ; Peter Sagan’s run likely ends,Ineos teammates cross Tour de France stage finish together for win,Former track and field boss gets two years in prison,Slovenia is dominating the Tour de France, and its president is loving it,Brian Orser reacts to Yevgenia Medvedeva’s coaching switch back to Eteri Tutberidze,Miguel Angel Lopez wins Tour de France queen stage; Primoz Roglic ups lead,2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot TV, live stream schedule,As U.S. Open starts, Olympic men’s golf picture far from settled,Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France,Warholm, Duplantis continue record chases; Rome TV, stream schedule,Egan Bernal, injured, plummets further as Tour de France enters decisive days,Bobsled, skeleton world championships moved out of Lake Placid,How Cathy Freeman came to light the Olympic cauldron in Sydney,Dominic Thiem wins U.S. Open epic, buries ghosts of past Slam finals,Novak Djokovic admits outbursts, will never forget U.S. Open default,Egan Bernal’s Tour de France defense collapses in mountains,Naomi Osaka wins U.S. Open, rallying for racial justice,Soren Kragh Andersen wins Tour de France stage before key mountain day,2020 U.S. Open men’s singles draw, results,Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev set U.S. Open final; each eyes first Slam,Egan Bernal dropped by Slovenia’s Roglic, Pogacar at Tour de France,Primoz Roglic gave up ski jumping, beat Luka Doncic in Slovenia and now leads the Tour de France,Serena Williams ousted in U.S. Open semifinal by Victoria Azarenka,2020 U.S. Open women’s singles draw, results,Marc Hirschi wins Tour de France stage as contenders ready for mountains,Serena Williams into U.S. Open semifinals after outlasting fellow mom,Caleb Ewan wins chaotic Tour de France stage finish; Peter Sagan penalized,Naomi Osaka moved by messages from families of Trayvon Martin, Ahmaud Arbery,Jen Brady into U.S. Open semifinals, continuing stellar 2020,Sam Bennett wins stage as Tour de France continues after virus testing,Caster Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rule,Wilma Rudolph, once told she would not walk, became the world’s fastest woman 60 years ago.