British official Pengilly sent home from Pyeongchang

From BBC - February 15, 2018

Adam Pengilly, a British member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has been sent home from the 2018 Winter Olympics with "immediate effect" after an incident with a security officer.

The 40-year-old former skeleton racer has apologised to the other man.

Pengilly is a two-time Olympian and vice-president of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation.

The IOC issued a statement apologising for Pengilly's behaviour, saying it "feels extremely sorry".


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