TOKYO: The Japan Swimming Federation has suspended four-time World Championship winner Dia Seto for having an extramarital affair this 12 months.
According to the World News Agency, an announcement issued by the Japan Swimming Federation states that the governing physique has discovered 26-year-old Dia Steve responsible of significant violations of the Code of Conduct for Athletes. He has been suspended for all matches this 12 months.
Dia Seto, world champion within the 200m and 400m particular person occasions, acknowledged the extramarital affair, acknowledged the governing physique's determination, and resigned as captain of the Japan Olympic group. He will now be eligible to compete within the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
Dia Seto mentioned in an announcement that she felt it was vital to apologize, to proceed swimming and to revive the boldness of her household. My household is deeply saddened by this irresponsible act.