After being suspended for one year for sexual harassment, South Korean Winter Olympic champion Lin Xiaojun was sentenced to one year in prison

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Afterbeingsuspendedforoneyearforsexualharassment,SouthKoreanWinterOlympicchampionLinXiaojunwassentencedtooneyearinprison
InJunelastyear,SouthKoreanWinterOlympicsshorttrackchampionLinHsiao-chuntookoffhisteammates’pantstomakehimlookugly,andwaslateridentifiedassexualharassmentandsuspendedforoneyear.TheCentralDistrictCourtinSeoul,SouthKorea,issuedajudgmenttodayandsentencedLinXiaojuntooneyearinprisonandtwoyearsofprobation.InJunelastyear,duringateamclimbingtrainingsessionoftheSouthKoreanShortTrackTeam,LinXiaojunstrippedhisteammateHuangDaxian’spantsinpublic,exposinghisprivacy.Atthetrainingsite,thereweremanyunderagefemaleplayers.Afterwards,HuangDaxiancomplainedtothenationalteamaboutthismatter,butLinXiaojunsaidhewasonlykidding.Twomonthslater,theKoreanIceFederationheldameetingonthismatter,thatLinXiaojunsexualharassmentwasestablished,anddecidedtobanhimforoneyear,thesuspensionperioduntilAugust7,2020.InNovemberlastyear,LinXiaojunappealedthesuspension,butwasdismissed.More>>LinXiaojun’steammates’pantsweresuspendedtoday.TheCentralDistrictCourtinSeoul,SouthKoreaheldahearingonthecase.LinXiaojunadmittedtheaccusedfacts,butbelievedthathisactionswerenotcriminal.Theprosecutionlawyersaidthateventhoughitwasahoax,thereweremanyunderagefemaleathletesonthescene.HuangDaxiansaidthatalthoughLinXiaojunhadapologizedtohim,theapologywasnotsincereandcontrarytothefacts,andhislifeandspiritweregreatlyaffected.Intheend,theCentralDistrictCourtinSeoul,SouthKorea,handeddownasentenceof1yearimprisonmentand2yearsprobationforLinXiaojun.24-year-oldLinXiaojunisarepresentativeofSouthKorea’sshorttrack.ThePyeongchangWinterOlympicswonthemen’s1500mgoldmedaland500mbronzemedal.Lastyear’sShortTrackWorldChampionships,LinXiaojunevenwonfourgoldmedalsin1,000meters,1500meters,3000metersandmen’s5000metersrelay.Sauna,YewangEditorSunHaiguangWangXihuangProofreadingLuQian