Bangladesh’s Japanese swimming coach quits over culture of child abuse

first_img WE RECOMMEND The girl was left lying on the floor for about 10 minutes and when Inoki raised his concerns, the other coaches were laughing and saying that she was acting and we should leave her there. Eventually, she was brought to a shaded area but Inoki said he was told there was no ice and no phone to call an ambulance. Finally, she was taken away “to somewhere” by a van.Also Read: Sushil Kumar Slams Mary Kom, Says No One Is Above Rules And TrialsInoki said he would notify FINA, the world swimming federation and that he hoped this sad incident would become (a) critical turning point into building a new competitive swimming organization and structure in Bangladesh.Also Read: NBA: Things To Look Forward To Ahead Of The Upcoming 2019-20 SeasonBangladesh Swimming Federation chief speaks on child abuse Bangladesh Swimming Federation chief M.B. Saif said they were surprised at the resignation. He also said that the swimmers are allowed to keep a phone with them only one day a week. They broke the rule and were punished. Usually, these punishments are not very harsh, he said, adding a probe has been ordered.Also Read: NBA: Golden State Warriors Shift Base To Chase Center For New Season LIVE TV FOLLOW US 10 months ago Bangladesh Cricket: Mohammad Saifuddin to miss out on India T20Is Written By First Published: 22nd October, 2019 22:48 IST WATCH US LIVE SUBSCRIBE TO US 10 months ago Bangladesh cricket strike: Players Association President set to quitcenter_img After their turmoil on the cricket field, Bangladesh has seen their national swimming head coach from Japan, quit the job after alleging that junior swimmers were forced to do punishment exercises in the blazing sun for using their phones too much. Takeo Inoke, who was hired in August ahead of the South Asian Games in December, announced his resignation on Facebook on Monday.Also Read: Shooters Exchange Blows Following An Ugly Scuffle At Karni Singh RangeBangladesh Swimming: Takeo Inoke facebook post In his post, Inoke said he had “zero tolerance” for physical punishment. He added that a group of juniors were given “meaningless physical exercise” in temperatures of 40 degrees Celsius on Sunday for breaching rules limiting their mobile phone usage.Forced to wear long sleeves and tracksuit bottoms in the hot sun, the children had to run, do somersaults and frog jumps on a hard tiled floor. One of them then collapsed to the ground. 10 months ago Bangladesh: 4 dead in firing at protest over an alleged Facebook post Last Updated: 22nd October, 2019 22:48 IST Bangladesh’s Japanese Swimming Coach Quits Over Culture Of Child Abuse Bangladesh swimming coach Takeo Inoki said that group of juniors were given meaningless physical exercise in temperatures of 40 degree for breaching rules. 10 months ago Bangladesh: 4 killed, 47 injured in clash between police and mob Suraj Alva Takeo Inoki 10 months ago Bangladesh cricketers’ strike: BCB to have emergency meeting COMMENTlast_img

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