The International Skating Union (ISU) has apologized honored to receive a dress skating Auschwitz theme as a candidate for its “Best Costume” of the year. In response to social media for the installation of the game, the ISU wrote on Twitter that the 23-year habit by Russian Anton Shulepov skaters at ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating events in France and Japan was born in November, was “included error” “ISU regrets that the wrong costume for error (freestyle take short program custom) by Mr. Shulepov was put to a vote,” tweeted the organization. “This error has been corrected and the ISU sincerely apologizes for this error and the bad feelings that caused it.” Free Shulepov costumes appeared skating has elements of prisoners of concentration camps and uniforms of the guards, including a yellow Star of David and was carried by Shulepov during a freestyle routine sets the theme from Schindler’s List. Grand Prix in France and pay attention to subsequent events in Japan, failing to qualify Shulepov 11 over for the Grand Prix Final. In a statement to The Guardian, Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, he described the suit as “insensitive and insulting.” “Even if we refer to the need for skaters to be creative when choosing costumes, Anton Shulepov apparent decision painful images of the Holocaust as part of his routine was insensitive and insulting understand,” said Greenblatt. “We are surprised that the International Skating Union before a photo of this costume as a candidate for the entsandte, Jahres.’Yellow Stars custom of David or other images of the concentration camps have no place in figure skating.” Short Program Skate Shulepov costumes – a plain, dark blue turtleneck paired with blacks pants – is now listed under the other by rating costumes “Best Costume Design”, depending on the ISU explanation that was originally intended to house the dress. not to answer the ISU TIME immediately for comment, as the list is selected. Shulepov does not perform the first skater music from Schindler’s List. Earlier this year, American figure skater Jason Brown debuted a new set of routines with John Williams composed the score Grand Prix Skate America. “My background, of course, is jew, and the story is so moving,” Brown said NBC Sports. “I grew up learning about the Holocaust and about Oskar Schindler and stories. I always wanted to skate there, but I have to be there when they are at the level, maturity-wise, they are really ready.” German figure skater Nicole Schott previously came under fire during the Winter Olympics of 2018 on the subject skating. And in 2016, a “motto Holocaust” routine skating (on the music of the film Life is Beautiful) was conducted by Tatiana Navka too much controversy, a former Olympic dance champion on ice and wife of many years of Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov, while a Russian reality competition. Shulepov has yet to make the costume or routine in question.
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