Stanford swimmer Brock Turner has been banned for life by USA Swimming.
Turner was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus in 2015.
“Brock Turner’s membership with USA Swimming expired at the end of the calendar year 2014. He was not a member at the time of his crime or since then. USA Swimming doesn’t have any jurisdiction over non-members.Brock Turner is not a member of USA Swimming and, should he apply, he would not be eligible for membership. … Had he been a member, he would be subject to the USA Swimming Code of Conduct. USA Swimming strictly prohibits and has zero tolerance for sexual misconduct, with firm Code of Conduct policies in place, and severe penalties, including a permanent ban of membership, for those who violate our Code of Conduct.”
-USA Swimming spokesman Scott Leightman.
Turner was sentenced to 6 months in jail on the charges of assault with the intent to commit rape, sexual penetration of an intoxicated person and sexual penetration of an unconscious person.