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WA Institute of Sport apologises to former gymnasts for ‘distress or injury’ in historic training – ABC News

The Western Australian Institute of Sport apologises to former athletes who experienced distress or injury in their gymnastics program after an Australian Human…

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The Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) has issued an apology to former athletes who experienced distress or injury in their gymnastics program.
Key points:

  • Former gymnasts say they suffered physical and emotional abuse
  • WAIS has offered its “sincere apologies” to those who were affected
  • One former gymnast says the apology is “well overdue”, but “weak”

It comes in the wake of an unreserved apology from Gymnastics Australia following an Australian Human Rights Commission report (AHRC), which…

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