Brazil coach sentenced to 109 years

A former coach of Brazil’s national gymnastics team …

… Fernando de Carvalho Lopes was sentenced to 109 years and eight months in prison on Monday …

He was found guilty of assaulting four athletes, including a minor aged 13 at the time, according to Globo Esporte, which did not specify the age of other gymnasts.

Carvalho Lopes can still appeal the decision …

He faces further accusations: four years ago, about 40 athletes claimed to the Globo TV channel that they had been victims of psychological, physical or sexual abuse. …

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