Two injured, five detained after skiers brawl during Turkish national team trials
Five athletes were detained after two were injured in a brawl in the ski hub of Palandöken in the eastern province of Erzurum on Dec. 12, during trials for the Turkish national team.
The fight erupted after an argument over one athlete allegedly restricting another trialist on purpose during a race.
Police intervened to break up the fight among the skiers, in which one athlete and one trainer were injured and taken to hospital.
Five people were detained over the brawl.
The police have reportedly opened an investigation into the incident and the trials will continue.