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Austrian Skater Convicted Of Attempted Kidnapping


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Wolfgang Schwarz of Austria, 59, the men's figure-skating gold medalist at the 1968 Grenoble Winter Games, was sentenced yesterday to 8 years in prison for plotting to kidnap the teenage daughter of a Romanian businessman and hold her for ransom.

Austrian Gold Medallist Convicted & Sentenced to Prison

In December, Schwarz was acquitted of separate charges that he allegedly brought young Lithuanina girls to Austria to work as prostitutes.

God, what has the Olympic world come to? :blink:

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Shocking! First Tonya, then Oksana turns into a big ole drunk and now this? :blink:

What next - we find out that Peggy Fleming ran a house of ill-repute?

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Didn't Olga Korbut fall into disgrace too?

Yea, she got busted on shoplifting charges.

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