• REUTERS

  • SHARE

A Ukrainian skeleton slider who between runs at the Beijing Olympics held up a sign reading “NO WAR IN UKRAINE” in reference to the tense situation with Russia, did not repeat it after contact with the International Olympic Committee, the IOC said.

Vladyslav Heraskevych used his moment in the Olympic spotlight to make the gesture of peace after completing his third run in the men’s skeleton event at the Yanqing National Sliding Centre on Friday night.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)