U.S Swimming Coach Fired After Prostitution Sting Arrest At Olympic Trials
A coach at the US Olympic swimming trials has been sacked after being arrested as part of a prostitution sting that included 11 people. The coach was fired after pleading guilty to charges and spending a night in prison.
Kelton Graham was a coach for the Club Wolverine team, a swimming programme that trains and swims at the University of Michigan, and was there as part of the College World Series which is taking part adjacent to the U.S Olympic team trials in Omaha, Nebraska.
The head of age-group swimming with the Wolverine's was arrested along with 10 other men after soliciting a prostitute. According to a police report the incident took place at 11.40pm on Tuesday night at the AmericInn Hotel and Suites.
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Omaha City Prosecutor Matt Kuhse said that the city behaviour wouldn't be "tolerated from people coming into town from Omaha for the swim trials or for the College World Series."
It's an embarrassing story around the Olympic trials for the U.S team with the Olympics just six weeks away.
Michael Phelps has come out of retirement to try and compete in his fifth Olympics and add to his incredible record of 22 medals at the games which includes another record of 18 golds.
(h/t Sporting News)