Kayla Miles Current event.docx - Kayla Miles Current event Brazilian authorities removed two U.S swimmers Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz from their flight

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Kayla Miles Current event Brazilian authorities removed two U.S swimmers, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz, from their flight home on August 17 th . The Brazilian police accused swimming star Ryan Lochte of fabricating his story of being held up along with three of his U.S Olympic teammates by armed forces. The authorities also acknowledge a gun was pulled on the foursome be a security guard early Sunday at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, where the swimmers apparently damaged property at the end of a late night excursion. The police statement contradicting Lochte’s account, along with the decision by Brazilian authorities to prevent his three fellow swimmers from leaving the country, threatened to overshadow the Rio Games and what has been a steller performance by U.S. athletes, led by the American swimming team that ended its competition here last week. “No robbery was committed against these athletes,” Fernando Veloso, chief of the Rio de Janeiro police investigative division, said during a packed news conference Thursday afternoon.
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