16/07/2016 13h27 - Updated 16/07/2016 13h29

Fitness Confederation departs technical accused of sexual abuse

Fernando Carvalho would have abused a minor gymnast old.
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The Brazilian Confederation of Gymnastics (CBG) confirmed on Friday the technical clearance Fernando Carvalho of the Brazilian national men's artistic gymnastics. With less than one month to the start of the Olympic Games in Rio, the coach 38 years was removed provisionally to face charges of sexual abuse.

Carvalho is accused of sexual abuse by the parents of a gymnast, minor, who have trained with the coach until recently. The case was revealed by the newspaper Folha de S.Paulo. The Public Ministry, according to the vehicle, It has opened proceedings to investigate charges.

In the lower, another athlete also would have testified to MP. Carvalho, who was removed from his duties at the club AD São Bernardo, denies the charges. this Friday, the Confederation confirmed the removal of selection.

“The CBG clarifies that the measure is precautionary to which the trader can devote to their defense and until there is full clarification of the facts”, He informed the Brazilian Gymnastics Federation, in a statement.

Source: Estadão

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