The Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB) 4th has issued a statement this Sunday in which it shows its support for the former Spanish international Marta Xargay and condemns any abusive behavior. In it, it indicates that as a result of the information published by the newspaper season to start in September 26th next month.
The FEB wants to make public its support for Marta Xargay , who reveals in said newspaper that she suffered bulimia as a result of the treatment of the already ex-selector Lucas Mondelo , dismissed on Friday after finishing Spain’s participation in the Tokyo Games.
“The Federation was unaware of this situation, as Marta herself has recognized, for whom we have made ourselves available, but beyond the demands of elite sport, these attitudes and behaviors are absolutely reprehensible,” said the federative president, Jorge Garbajosa to TVE, after the case comes to light very shortly after Mondelo’s departure from office.
The Federation justified the departure of Mondelo, “due to the non-achievement of the sporting objectives” of his contract, after the selection failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup after finishing seventh in the Eurobasket and also falling fourth in the Olympic event.
The FEB, in its letter this Sunday, also wants to “show its firm condemnation of any abusive behavior. It also wants to point out that, as the former player herself has recognized, she was not aware of this situation until the publication of said information, since he would not have allowed such behavior within one of his teams. ”