A screengrab showing Serbian volleyball player Sanja Djurdjevic making a racist gesture during a Nations League game against Thailand on June 1. Photo: Sina A screengrab showing Serbian volleyball player Sanja Djurdjevic making a racist gesture during a Nations League game against Thailand on June 1. Photo: Sina
A screengrab showing Serbian volleyball player Sanja Djurdjevic making a racist gesture during a Nations League game against Thailand on June 1. Photo: Sina

Serbian volleyball player banned for ‘slant-eyed’ gesture against Thailand

  • Player suspended for Volleyball Women’s Nations League matches against Canada and Belgium, federation fined US$22,000
  • Apology from Serbia team describes June 1 match incident as ‘a simple misunderstanding’ and ‘please, don’t blow out of proportion’

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A screengrab showing Serbian volleyball player Sanja Djurdjevic making a racist gesture during a Nations League game against Thailand on June 1. Photo: Sina A screengrab showing Serbian volleyball player Sanja Djurdjevic making a racist gesture during a Nations League game against Thailand on June 1. Photo: Sina
A screengrab showing Serbian volleyball player Sanja Djurdjevic making a racist gesture during a Nations League game against Thailand on June 1. Photo: Sina
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