Olympic champion accused the coach in systematic rape


SIM SOK, Hiroto: Damir Sagolj / Reuters

South Korean short-Tracinda SIM Seok Hee accused of coach Cho Jae Bohm sexual violence. Reported by CNA.

The athlete told police that suffered from violence by a mentor with 17 years. According to the lawyer, the abuse stopped only in January 2018 for a month prior to the Olympics in Pyeongchang. 21-year-old shim Seok-Hee said this at a hearing where the disputed 10-month prison term for Cho Jae Bohm. The coach was previously charged with beating his ward.

“This is a terrible crime. Our society should not let him off the hands,” — said the lawyer SIM Seok-Hee told reporters. He also added that some of the attacks occurred in the state training centers. The lawyer said that young athletes are vulnerable under the current system of sports management.

SIM Seok-Hee — two-time Olympic champion. First gold of the Korean won at the Games in Sochi. The athlete also won the gold medal four years later, speaking in Pyeongchang. In both cases, shim Seok-Hee won the award in the relay.

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