first_img Next Olympian swimmer held in South Korea over sexual harassment chargesOlympic bronze medallist Tamas Kenderesi has been banned to leave South Korea as the Hungarian swimmer is facing sexual harassment charges.advertisement Reuters GwangjuJuly 28, 2019UPDATED: July 28, 2019 20:00 IST Hungarian swimmer Tamas Kenderesi (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSHungarian swimmer Tamas Kenderesi has been held on the charges of sexual harassmentSouth Korea police have banned the Olympian swimmer from leaving the countryTamas Kenderesi is a 2016 Olympic bronze medalistSouth Korean police have banned Hungarian swimmer Tamas Kenderesi from leaving the country as they investigate allegations of sexual harassment against the Olympic bronze medallist, authorities said on Sunday.Kenderesi, who was competing at the world championships in Gwangju, about 330 km (205 miles) south of Seoul, was arrested in the early hours of Sunday and questioned over an incident at a nightclub, an official at the Gwangju Seobu Police Station told Reuters.A Hungarian team official confirmed Kenderesi had been questioned and that he had been released and returned to the Athletes Village.However, Kenderesi would not be allowed to leave South Korea for the next 10 days, the police official said, requesting anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter.Yonhap News Agency reported earlier that the athlete had denied the allegation.The 22-year-old finished last in the final of the men’s 200 metres butterfly in Gwangju on Wednesday.Organisers of the event declined to comment as it is a private matter not related to the competition.On Saturday, a deck at a Gwangju nightclub collapsed, injuring several foreign athletes competing at the World Aquatics Championships, rescue officials said.Also Read | Australia swimmer Shayna Jack admits to positive dope testAlso Read | Swimming: I don’t deserve insult and slander, says Olympic champion Sun Yang Also SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow Gwangju World ChampionshipsFollow Olympicslast_img

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