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Chinese tennis player Peng Shui Lost from the public eye On 19 November, IOC President Thomas Bach, IOC Athletics Commission Chairperson Emma Terho and Chinese IOC Member Lee Lingin met for 19 days. Statement by IOC After the meeting, Shuai reported that she was safe in Beijing and that she “wanted her privacy to be respected at this time.” Terho: “… Peng Shuai is relieved to see that she is doing well. [their] The main concern. “
Although the meeting seemed to alleviate Terra’s anxiety, Steve Simon, chairman and CEO of WTA (Women’s Tennis Association), made the announcement on the day Expressing concern for Shui’s health and well-being. “While it is positive to see her, it is not clear whether she is free and able to make her own decisions and actions without coercion or outside interference. This video alone is not enough.”
A.D. On November 2, Shuai claimed that he had been sexually assaulted by retired Chinese official Zhang Gaoli on Wiibo (China Social Media Forum). The post was taken 30 minutes later, but fans’ screenshots continued to spread on social media. Shuai did not appear in public after the post was removed. There are international concerns about where other athletes like her are Naomi Osaka, And public officials, including the White House. In a press release On November 19, US Press Secretary Jane Psaki “We are joining the PRC calls [People’s Republic of China] To provide the authorities with impartial and credible evidence [Shuai’s] “She is safe and sound.”
Concerns over Shuaine’s safety, says CGTN Shen Shiwei posted some pictures of Shui and her cat on Twitter. November 19 (Twitter is currently banned in China). Shane said the photos posted on his Twitter page were from Shuai Wechat (China’s messaging and business app). Commentators continue to express concern that the post did not come from Shuawai itself.
Shui is not scheduled to hold further public appearances at this time, but according to the IOC Post, Bach, Terho and Lee are expected to dine with Shuai next January, all in Beijing.