10/09/2014 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)
U.S. – Olympic winning swimmer Michael Phelps has been placed on suspension following a DUI arrest. As reported by WebProNews, during his suspension Phelps will reportedly not be allowed to compete in U.S. sanctioned swimming events for being in violation of the Olympic organization’s code of conduct.
Phelps was charged with driving under the influence and other counts after being pulled over and arrested in Baltimore on September 30.
USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus is quoted as stating of the sanctions placed against Phelps, “Michael’s conduct was serious and required significant consequences.”
The champion swimmer won a record 8 gold medals during the Summer Olympics on 2012.
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