But Ilar has received great support from the Swedish national team and her family, she says.

"If she had done the opposite, it would have been the same, then she would have been hated for not doing so," says Maja Dahlqvist, who defends her national team colleague and continues.

"What she did for me was absolutely sickeningly big.

Hear Moa Ilar tell the day after the high-profile situation in the video at the top of the article.

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