Triple Olympic champion accused of pedophilia


Felix Savephoto: AP

Three-time Olympic Boxing champion Felix Savon of Cuba was arrested on charges of raping a 12-year-old. It is reported by Boxingscene.

According to the newspaper, 51-year-old Cuban is in jail since September 30, before the authorities have not publicized the incident. It is noted that the athlete was already involved in a similar, but covered the Cuban government, interested in maintaining a positive image of one of the most famous athletes in the country.

Savon is one of the three boxers who won three Olympics gold. Cuban became the winner of the Olympics 1992 in Barcelona, 1996 in Atlanta and 2000 in Sydney in the weight category up to 91 kg. Also the athlete five times won gold medals of world Championships.

In January of 2018 to imprisonment for a term of up to 175 years, was sentenced a former doctor of women’s team USA gymnastics Larry Nassar. The court found him guilty of sexual harassment towards gymnasts. Most of the victims were minors.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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