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Australian Olympic medallist kayaker arrested after drug bust

November 03, 2013 13:26 IST

Australian dual Olympic silver medal-winning kayaker Nathan Baggaley has been arrested following a drug bust, local media reported on Sunday.

Australian Federal Police, investigating amphetamine trafficking, arrested the 37-year-old Baggaley and another person on Friday in northern New South Wales.

Australian Olympic medallist kayaker arrested after drug bustBaggaley, who won two silver medals in the 2004 Athens Olympics, faces seven charges, including manufacturing and producing a prohibited drug, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) news agency reported.

He has been remanded in custody and is expected to appear in a Lismore court on Monday.

Image: Nathan Baggaley of Australia

Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

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