Swimmer and two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist Klete Keller was recognized by former teammates and coaches as one of the participants in the deadly pro-trumpet mob that surpassed the Capitol last week.
Swimming news site Swimming Monday was the first person to report that Keller was clearly identified in the riots, noting that at least a dozen people in the swimming world recognized him on Keller. Video A reporter from the conservative Townhall posted the news on social media.
In the clip, the man who was identified as 6 feet 6 inches Keller was seen wearing an American Olympic team jacket with the words “USA”
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Tuesday, New York Times The story was reported, noting that the video has been circulating on social media in the swimming world in the past week and has been reported by several former teammates of swimming superstar Michael Phelps, Keller.
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The 38-year-old Keller participated in three U.S. Olympic teams, the gold medal winners of the 2004 Athens Olympics and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. 4 x 200m relay team. He also won the silver medal in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.
The Times reported that efforts to keep in touch with Keller were unsuccessful. He pointed out that calls to the cell phone number listed under his name indicated his absence.
Keller recently worked as a real estate agent for Colorado Springs at Hoff & Leigh Agency. The company initially confirmed that Keller has joined SwimSwam, Hoff & Leigh Keller’s profile was deleted from its website Until Monday night.
In an interview with The Times, a woman who answered the phone at the company said: “We are currently unable to provide any information.”
Hill declined to comment after contacting a spokesperson for Hoff & Leigh.
Dozens of people related to the trapped parliament building around Shanghai were arrested.Five people died in the chaos, including A woman was shot and killed by a congressional policeman, and a policeman died from injuries in response to the riot. The other three died after experiencing a “medical emergency” near the Capitol.
None of the videos released from Wednesday’s event appeared to show that Keller participated in any violent acts in the Capitol.