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USA Swimming Exec Dir Chuck Wielgus Dies From CancerPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 23 / 17
USA Swimming Exec Dir Chuck Wielgus today "died of complications from colon cancer" at 67. He had also served as USA Swimming Foundation CEO since '04, and earlier this year, he " announced his retirement ," effective August. USA Swimming Assistant Exec Dir Mike Unger is now the i...
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