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Longtime USA Swimming Exec Dir Chuck Wielgus Passes Away At 67 After Cancer Battle

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 17

USA Swimming Exec Dir CHUCK WIELGUS , who "led a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his 20 years at the helm," died yesterday at the age of 67, according to the AP. Wielgus passed away in Colorado Springs due to complications from colon cancer. He was "due to retire in Augu...

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