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Klete Keller; Camera footage of Keller during the Capitol riot
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Former U.S. Olympic swimmer Klete Keller has been sentenced to 36 months of probation and six months of home detention after pleading guilty to a federal felony in connection with the U.S. Capitol riot. Keller, a two-time gold medalist, was spared prison time and has been ordered to perform 10 hours of community service monthly.

The Olympian was captured in Capitol rotunda videos wearing a Team USA jacket amid the pro-Trump mob on January 6, 2021. Initially indicted on seven federal counts, Keller reached a plea deal, pleading guilty to obstructing an official proceeding, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in jail.

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