Olympic gold medalist Klete Keller charged for role in Capitol riot

Olympic gold medalist Klete Keller charged for role in Capitol riot


Former Olympic swimming gold medalist Klete Keller was hit with federal charges Wednesday for his role in last week’s US Capitol riot, according to new court papers.

A criminal complaint filed Washington D.C. federal court charges Keller, 38, with obstructing law enforcement during civil disorder, knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

The two-time gold medal winner was allegedly spotted in a video from inside the Capitol Rotunda posted last Wednesday by a reporter for the conservative news outlet Townhall.

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The FBI confirmed reporting from swimming website SwimSwam that identified Keller as a bearded man seen in the clip wearing a Team USA Olympic jacket, the complaint states.

“PERSON 1 can be seen standing in the Rotunda still wearing the dark-colored USA jacket, which also appears to bear a Nike logo on the front right side and a red and white Olympic patch on the front left side,” an

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