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alum originally claimed that he and three other members on the U.S. swim team were robbed at gunpoint
during a night out. Days later, Rio police stated that the athletes had vandalized the gas station bathroom and concluded that the swimmers had fabricated their story
. The gold medalist apologized for the incident and admitted that they were intoxicated at the time. He was then suspended
for 10 months from the USA Swimming nation team and lost many sponsorships.