US fencer Alen Hadzic has been banned from the Olympic Village – as a result of he’s accused of sexual misconduct.
Hadzic, 29, is confined to a resort away from the primary US team as a direct results of the allegations by three ladies.
US athlete Alen Hadzic has been banned from the Olympic VillageCredit score: Getty
The fencer has been accused of sexual misconduct and is confined to a resort away from the primary US groupCredit score: Getty
Epee fighter Hadzic has been branded by three ladies over incidents that allegedly passed off between 2013 and 2015 and one other in 2019.
The primary complainant reported Hadzic when each had been on the fencing group at Columbia College.
He was suspended by faculty chiefs for 12 months.
Hadzic can also be accused of groping a special girl in 2015, additionally at Columbia, after he pulled up in his automotive and invited her and a pal again to his house.
Quizzed by USA Today, Hadzic denied the allegations, insisting: “Frankly, they’re untruths. They’re simply frankly not true.’’
After being provisionally suspended by the US Centre for Secure Sports activities in June, US Olympic bosses had been ordered to clear Hadzic to compete in Tokyo.
A Choose mentioned: “I don’t discover it possible that Hadzic’s continued participation could be detrimental to the status of america or his sport.
“For these causes, I discover that the momentary suspension is lifted as not warranted by the information and circumstances of the allegations.”
However Hadzic was ordered to not method any of the three complainants and was ordered to fly to Japan on July 18, two days after his team-mates.
The 29-year-old denies all the allegationsCredit score: Getty
Hadzic mentioned he had not been mixing, even at group meals, including: “I didn’t know what the environment could be like till I got here right here.
“However after I truly obtained to the coaching facility all the coaches shook my hand and congratulated me on making the group.
“All the fencers that I believed could be afraid to talk with me, all got here as much as me and mentioned hello. Even the ladies.”
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