Sabina Altynbekova is a 17 year old teenage girl from Kazakhstan who plays volleyball. But people have responded to her good looks by saying she is too much of a distraction on the court.
Even the athlete’s own coach admites his team is increasingly about one player, at least as far as the fans are concerned.
“It is impossible to work like this,” Nurlan Sadikov, coach of the nation’s under-19 team, told Tengrin News in a quote translated by the Daily Mail. “The crowd behaves like there is only one player at the championship.”