Olympian Keller accused of participating in the US Capitol uprising | Sports

Olympian Keller accused of participating in the US Capitol uprising |  Sports

Five-time Olympic swimming medalist Klete Keller was accused on Wednesday of participating in a deadly riot on the U.S. Capitol after a video came out that appeared to show him among those who stormed the building last week.

An FBI complaint filed in United States District Court, citing screenshots from the video, requested a warrant accusing Keller of knowingly entering a restricted building to prevent official government function, disorderly conduct and obstruct law enforcement officials during the frightening ordeal.

It was not clear whether he had been taken into custody.

Thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in a joint session of Congress on January 6, as lawmakers gathered to formalize the victory of President-elect Joe Biden.

Keller, 38, competed in the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. He won two gold medals and one silver as a member …

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