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2016 Olympics: U.S. swimmers released after being detained at airport in Rio

U.S. Olympic swimmers Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were detained at an airport in Rio after boarding their flight back to the United States. According to E! News and Patrick Sandusky, United States Olympic Committee spokesperson, Conger and Bentz were released by local authorities “with the understanding that they would continue their discussions about the incident on Thursday.” This story …

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