Olympic swimming medallist charged with rioting


A file photo taken on August 12, 2008 of US swimmer Klete Keller in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The two-time US Olympic swim champion was among a mob that broke into the US Capitol last week in a deadly insurrection. – AFP pic, January 14, 2021.

US Olympic swimming gold medallist Klete Keller was charged by the Justice Department yesterday with participating in the January 6 attack on Congress by supporters of President Donald Trump.

Keller was filmed as part of the crowd that illegally entered the huge Rotunda hall of the Capitol after violent protesters broke through police lines and forced their way in.


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