August 4, 2021

Two-time world champion surfer Gabriel Medina clashes with Brazil Olympic Committee after their refusal to allow wife Yasmin Brunet to travel to Tokyo! “Will I have to travel alone? Why me?” | BeachGrit

Brunet refused Olympic credentials ‘motive she “has not anything to do with browsing.”

The Olympic marketing campaign of two-time international browsing champion and gold medal favorite, Gabriel Medina, has been rocked after the Brazil Olympic Committee refused his request to deliver new spouse Yasmin Brunet to Tokyo. 

In an interview with CNN Brazil, Medina, the arena champ in 2014 and 2018, mentioned Brunet, whom he married in February and who travelled with Medina during the Australian leg of the excursion, used to be refused Olympic credentials ‘motive she “has not anything to do with browsing.”

“What about Tati’s (Tatiana Weston-Webb) husband?” mentioned Medina. “I’m simply wondering why I will be able to’t take Yasmin. It’s the individuals who assist me. It’s no longer as it’s higher, it’s as a result of they’re other folks in my day-to-day lifestyles. Will I’ve to shuttle by myself? Why simply me, you understand?”  

Every surfer is authorized two other folks on their training team of workers because of this, says Medina, he must be allowed to deliver his spouse. 

“Every athlete is taking their very own other folks. Italo (Ferreira) is taking a pal who is helping him, and with me they’re making it tough. My lifestyles modified. I had some other training workforce, some other construction, two individuals who now not paintings with me.” 

It ain’t simply the Brazil Olympic Committee’s fault; the Eastern have made some degree of proscribing circle of relatives and buddies of athletes, in addition to vacationers, from the Video games. 

Medina’s new trainer, the wonderful Andy King, has been granted the important credentials. 

A lot theatre from Medina in contemporary months, together with wild hypothesis he had shaped a loving union with football celebrity Neymar Jnr (“It’s not normal to see two men like this”) adopted, in a while after, by means of the apparent split with his parents after his surprise marriage to actress and model Yasmin Brunet and the following on-line feud between mammy Simone and Medina’s sister-in-law and spouse (“I hope you reflect on all the evil you are doing!”).

In spite of the whole lot, Medina says he’s nonetheless scorching for Tokyo. 

“Since I used to be a child, I’ve watched the Olympics and supported all Brazilians irrespective of the game. After all, what I sought after to peer used to be Brazil profitable medals, transferring up within the rating and passing different nations. Simply interested by it provides me extra motivation. I can even really feel some power, however I take advantage of power as a motivation to get the medal.”