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March 11, 2020

Former Olympian swimmer settles lawsuit with USA Swimming amongst allegations of sex abuse

  At just age 13, Olympic swimmer, Ariana Kukors Smith, began the nightmare of what soon would become years of sex abuse by her Olympic Coach, Sean Hutchinson. Ariana, a record breaking swimmer at the Seattle Washington KING Aquatic cub, a middle schooler, was 18 years younger than her coach when he started grooming her for a sexual relationship. Hutchinson became an Olympic coach in 2008 and Ariana made the Olympic team just 4 years later.  Kukors Smith went public about the abuse as a minor just two years ago and her attorney announced this week that they had reached […]
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