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Seattle: Former Olympic Swimming Coach Accused of Sexual Abuse

HeadlineFeb 09, 2018
 h12 olympic coach abuse allegations

In Seattle, Washington, federal agents and local police have searched the home of a former U.S. Olympic swimming coach, after former world champion Ariana Kukors said she was sexually abused as a minor. Kukors says she was sexually assaulted by the coach, Sean Hutchison, on trips and during training sessions in Seattle, beginning when she was 16 years old. Kukor says Hutchison also took nude photos of her without her consent.

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