Former Olympic athlete Conrad Mainwaring was arrested on Wednesday for a sexual battery crime. The ESPN investigation found that more than 30 men were abused by the 67-year-old high school athletics coach in Los Angeles.

The ESPN report Outside The Lines claims that the abuse extended over a 44-year period, with the alleged recent allegation of abuse alleging abuse at the age of 14. The victim claimed Mainwaring had him in the area Abused it as a massage treatment in which he also touched his genitals. The LAPD filed only one indictment against Mainwaring, and Johnson said it could be due to the prescriptive period for suspected victims of the ESPN report.

The 67-year-old Mainwaring entered the 1

00-meter hurdles for Antigua during the 1976 Olympics and used his status as an established track trainer to force athletes. A suspected victim told ESPN that the manipulation of Mainwaring for treatment with incentives such as "You may be an Olympian" began. The victims of the ESPN story also claimed that Mainwaring convinced them that controlling their erections would affect their testosterone levels and improve their athletic performance. The LAPD detective said Mainwaring had "used his position as a trainer for athletes who are so focused and are motivated to be perfect in their craft, making them fall prey to them, without even noticing them. "

The alleged abuse occurred at American universities and summer camps, although Mainwaring was not an official in any of the allegations. Mainwaring has been reported to law enforcement agencies and employers in both England and the United States, but there are no records yet that it has ever been charged with a crime.

Mainwaring declined to answer questions about the allegations of men in the ESPN story. Attempts by USA TODAY Sports to find a lawyer for Mainwaring have been unsuccessful.

Mainwaring, who established himself as an independent coach in the west of Los Angeles, coached hurdler Felix Sanchez, who won Olympic gold in 2004 and 2012, but Sanchez was not one of the men who accused him of abuse.


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