Speedskater Bridie Farrell competing last Friday in Kearns, Utah. Now 31, she says she was 15 when a much older teammate began sexually abusing her.
March 5, 2013 Andy Gabel, a former Olympian and previous president of U.S. Speedskating, has admitted he had an "inappropriate relationship with a female teammate" when she was 15 and he was 33.
October 12, 2012 Jae Su Chun says he did not verbally or physically abuse his skaters. He also denies telling one athlete to damage a competitor's skates. But he does apologize for not reporting the incident.
Speedskaters practice for the U.S. Single Distance Short Track Speedskating Championships, in Kearns, Utah, last month. Coach Jae Su Chun and assistant Jun Hyung Yao have resigned following allegations of abuse.
October 11, 2012 They have been accused of physically abusing skaters and failing to report that one athlete sabotaged a Canadian competitor's skates.
Simon Cho of the U.S. celebrates during the 500 meter men's final race at the Short Track Speed Skating World Cup in Dresden in 2011.
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October 5, 2012 The organization also apologized to Canada for the "egregious" actions of one of its athletes.
September 27, 2012 U.S. skaters are split over allegations of abuse leveled against two coaches and a claim that a coach ordered the sabotage of a Canadian athlete's skates at an international competition last year. Twelve skaters are now part of a demand for arbitration that seeks the ouster of U.S. Speedskating's short track head coach Jae Su Chun, and an assistant.
September 20, 2012 In court documents, an American Bronze medalist is accused of following instructions and tampering with his competitor's skates.
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September 19, 2012 Short track coach Jae Su Chun says he's innocent. But 19 active and former short track skaters are on record with their accusations. Two of them went to police as well.
Short track speedskating coach Jae Su Chun was a guest at a State Dinner at the White House in May 2010.
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September 17, 2012 Jae Su Chun has been accused by 19 current or former athletes of physical, verbal and psychological abuse. He disputes the allegations.
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