Gymnastics coach was pulled from GB squad over mistreatment allegations

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  • Liz Kincaid removed from coaching team before Tokyo Olympics
  • Two further athletes have made allegations against Kincaid

Shortly before the Tokyo Olympics a top British gymnastics coach was removed from the Great Britain Olympic coaching team on account of allegations about her treatment of a former gymnast, according to a report published by BBC Sport.

The veteran coach Liz Kincaid coached a number of gymnasts including Amelie Morgan, part of the historic Olympic bronze medal‑winning team in Tokyo, but an allegation was made against her relating to the mental health of one her former gymnasts, which prompted an investigation. Under the British Olympic Association rules the investigation left her ineligible for the British team in Tokyo. In July 2021 it was announced that Kincaid would retire from the sport.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol
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