An investigator claims that USA Swimming shut down a 2011 investigation on an Olympic team coach before key witnesses were interviewed.

From the Orange County Register:

A former FBI agent hired by USA Swimming to investigate sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. Olympic and national team coach Sean Hutchison in 2011 said top officials and attorneys for the organization falsely characterized the findings and extent of the investigation, and shut down the probe before she could interview several key witnesses, according to documents obtained by the Southern California News Group.

Olympic champion Dara Torres and her agent in sworn statements also contradict accounts Susan Woessner, then USA Swimming’s athlete protection officer, provided to USA Swimming officials and attorneys about Torres’ version of events at a U.S. national team training camp prior to the 2009 World Championships. Hutchison was spotted during the camp leaving the hotel room of world record-setting swimmer Ariana Kukors who he had coached since she was 13.

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