A Nazi concentration camp costume dilapidated by a Russian decide skater in early November modified into mistakenly nominated for an Worldwide Skating Union (ISU) award, officials acknowledged Monday.
The ISU issued an apology over the error after Anton Shulepov received the nomination for his costume, which depicted prisoner and guard ingredients of an Auschwitz reformatory camp the set up more than 1 million folks were killed all over World War II. The skater wore the outfit in two competitions last month while dancing to the musical theme of “Schindler’s List.”
“The ISU regrets that by error the irascible costume (Free Skating as a replace of Short Program costume) of Mr. Shulepov has been presented for balloting,” the group acknowledged in a tweet. “This error has been corrected and the ISU sincerely apologizes for this mistake and the harmful sentiments it has introduced about.”
No topic the error, the nomination drew frequent outrage on social media.
Shulepov modified into no longer the first skater to be chastised for wearing Jewish iconography.
Satooko Miyahara, of Japan, modified into criticized for skating to a “Schindler’s List” track wearing a Well-known person of David form on her aid earlier this One year.
Anton Shulepov wears his concentration camp outfit at the ISU Large Prix of Figure Skating on November 2, 2019. (REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot)
In 2016, Tatiana Navka and her skating partner every wore a gold Well-known person of David all over their appearance on a Russian ice dancing fact TV rate. The 2 dancers skated to “Horny That System” and portrayed themselves as Jewish prisoners in a concentration camp.