Dan Keatings: ‘The climate of fear is real in British Gymnastics’

Dan Keatings: ‘The climate of fear is real in British Gymnastics’:

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baraksanova:

“You’re trying to train and basically become an Olympic medallist and people are putting you down all of the time,” said Keatings, who says he was repeatedly called “fat” during training.

“There were times where I was really quite down and I’m pretty certain I was depressed at certain times,” he said. “There were times I didn’t even want to leave the house.”

god I hate how pervasive fat shaming is in this sport