Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev got this Wednesday a suffered victory in the third round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games against the Italian Fabio Fognini (6-2, 3-6 and 6-2); However, after the game he had to face another difficult opponent off the field: a Chilean journalist.
According to that media outlet, the reporter asked Medvedev to comment on the “cheater stigma“that supposedly the Russian athletes drag in these Olympics, which annoyed the tennis player.” For the first time in my life I will not answer an interview question, “Medvedev objected, telling the journalist that should be “ashamed” for asking those kinds of questions.
In addition, he indicated to the officials of the International Tennis Federation present at the place, that he does not want see again in your life to that journalist, and that they should see that the Chilean was not present at the Tokyo Olympics.
Subsequently, the reporter He said to Sport Express who had asked Medvedev whether or not there is a stigma on Russian athletes. “It seemed strange to me that Medvedev reacted in such a way […] Perhaps Daniil simply did not understand the question, “he added. For his part, the tennis player qualified the question of the South American for “stupid”.
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