Kim Astrup has shared a photograph on Instagram, during which he’s speaking about his sympathy for Indonesia. Photograph: TV 2 Sports activities

Many Danish badminton gamers have been subjected to harsh statements and messages on social media from indignant and pissed off Indonesian badminton followers. It comes after the Indonesian group was despatched house from the All England badminton event after a passenger on the group’s airplane examined optimistic for Covid-19, studies Danish media TV 2 Sport.

Indonesian badminton followers have been criticizing Danish gamers for collaborating within the event, amongst different issues, and a collection of messages obtained from a number of Danish All England gamers embody statements like ‘Fuck you’. ‘Fuck you Denmark’. ‘Disgrace on you Denmark’.

Mathias Christiansen tells TV2Sport that there is no such thing as a doubt that every one the gamers on the market would love Indonesian gamers to have the ability to take part. “It is an actual pity for them and we actually really feel for them,” he says. “We get a number of hate messages from individuals who do not perceive why we do not help stopping the event or pulling ourselves out. However we won’t try this. We’re right here to play and so long as the event is on, we’ll play,” says Mathias Christiansen.

Danish participant Anders Antonsen has additionally obtained a number of messages from indignant Indonesians. “I posted an image on Instagram that wasn’t about it in any respect, and I believe nearly all of the feedback on the image have been about ‘Cease All England’ and ‘Justice for Indonesia.’ are emotional, and naturally, they’re actually, actually indignant proper now. However clearly, it is not me or the opposite gamers’ fault, so it is a bit bit flawed guilty us. It should not fear us, Anders Andersen it’s mentioned.

Mathias Bo, who’s the Indian nationwide coach, has additionally obtained hate messages on social media. Photograph: TV 2 Sports activities
Kim Astrup is among the Danes who’ve obtained hate messages on social media. Photograph: TV 2 Sports activities

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