Winter Olympics 2018: Canadian athlete arrested, according to report

Winter Olympics 2018: Canadian athlete arrested, according to report

Javier Howell
February 25, 2018

But a statement from Canada's Olympic team subsequently identified the trio as Olympian David Duncan, his wife Maja, and William Ryan Raine, the team's ski-cross high-performance director.

Dave Duncan, the 35-year-old who took fourth place in the men's ski cross small final on Wednesday, putting him in eighth overall.

"We can confirm that an incident occurred involving police around midnight and early Saturday morning", said Canadian Olympic Committee CEO Chris Overholt.

"It was cold and the vehicle was running so we took it", the athlete reportedly said at the time of arrest.

A unnamed Canadian athlete competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics has been arrested along with their manager following the theft of a vehicle while intoxicated. I have let my teammates, friends and my family down.

The Canadian Olympic Committee kept fans updated as the scenario progressed.

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Japan won the match, but that didn't faze Howard. "I mean I trained them by myself so, of course, they're the best in the world". They fell a few tenths of a point short, but are on track for their longer-term goal. "It's like they're robots".

A joint statement from the Duncans offering an apology did not offer specifics, saying only their behaviour "was not up to the standards expected of us as members of the Canadian Olympic Team or as Canadians".

Daegwallyeong Police told CBC News that Raine was behind the wheel and had a blood alcohol level of.16, while the legal limit in South Korea is.05.

It has been claimed they stole a vehicle whose owner had left the engine running. "We are deeply disappointed in the behaviors of these individuals".

The COC said the alleged incident happened around 12 a.m. Saturday. "We want to be respectful of all parties involved and when the time comes, we'll have further comment I'm sure".

"We are aware that they are cooperating with the authorities on this matter".

The police and the Canadian delegation declined to release the names of anybody involved.