Judo. What we know about the domestic violence case suffered by Margaux Pinot. Sport

Cases of domestic violence are increasing. In the night from Saturday to Sunday, French judokate Margaux Pinot was the victim of domestic violence from the coach and former member of the French judo team Alain Schmitt. The 27-year-old rose to prominence when she won Olympic gold in Tokyo last summer during the mixed team team.

Eight days of ITT for Margaux Pinot

Margaux Pinot received numerous blows in the face from her trainer around 2:30 am. The latter was in a state of intoxication, police sources. She found refuge with a neighbor who called the emergency services. Transported to the Avicenne hospital in Bobigny for treatment, she was prescribed more than eight days of ITT, said the prosecution.

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Immediate appearance for Schmitt today

The custody of Alain Schmitt was lifted at the end of the day yesterday, with a view to a trial for immediate appearance in court in Bobigny on Tuesday afternoon, reports theAFP and the newspaper The team. At most, Alain Schmitt incurs a sentence of 3 years in prison and a fine of € 45,000.

Schmitt was due to go to Israel in January

The coach of the Etoile Sportive du Blanc-Mesnil had announced two weeks ago that he was leaving the club to take the head of the Israeli women’s team from next January for the Olympic Games in Paris 2024. Remainder to know if this trial will not come to annihilate this project.



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