Citing sex abuse cases, swimmers protest Hall of Fame induction

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A group of 19 women who say they were sexually abused by U.S. swim coaches have asked the International Swimming Hall of Fame to rescind the June 14 induction of USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus.

The group, which includes long distance swimmer Diana Nyad, along with other current or former swimmers, coaches, family members and advocates reached out to the Women’s Sports Foundation to protest Wielgus’ induction.

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