Team USA figure skating pair Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir have spoken out against Kamila Valieva’s inclusion in the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Valieva was found to have tested positive for a banned substance in December but was ruled eligible to compete in the Olympics.
“Seeing her on the Olympic ice right now with everything we discovered over the last week, I didn’t think it was going to happen. And again I don’t think it should be happening,” said Lipinski.
Valieva is a talented young skater and a favorite in the events she competes in, especially after leading the short program.
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Lipinski was a gold medalist at the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics in the singles event, while Weir represented the USA in 2006 and 2010.