• 'I needed help': Another abuse scandal hits the US Olympic team as former Olympian files lawsuit against USA Swimming

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Ariana Kukors Smith, a member of the 2012 US Olympic swim team and former world record holder, has filed a lawsuit against USA Swimming, her former coach, and several local swimming clubs and organizations.
    Kukors Smith alleges she "was groomed for sexual abuse" by Hutchinson starting when she was 13 years old and that he began molesting her when she was 16.
    The lawsuit also claims that USA Swimming was aware of the "open secret" and conducted a "sham investigation" to protect itself and the coach.
    Just months after Team USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was convicted on sexual assault...
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