Shock over release of French judo champion's partner in assault case


Margaux Pinot Pinot accused her partner and judo trainer Alain Schmitt of punching and attempting to strangle her during an altercation but a court threw out the case for lack of proof. 

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French athletes have expressed disbelief over the acquittal of a coach accused of domestic violence against Olympic judo champion Margaux Pinot, reports the BBC