August Wolf, who struggled to replicate his athletic success in Connecticut’s political arena, is part of a group of Olympians putting pressure on the U.S. Olympic Committee clean house after the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.
The 1984 shot putter helped pen a four-page letter to the USOC last week seeking the removal of its chairman, Larry Probst.
The call for change comes at a time when Wolf is still trying to clear his name from sexual harassment allegations by a former aide on his tumultuous 2016 U.S. Senate campaign.
“I’ve been on the USOC over the whole governance issue and how they really don’t care about the athletes for 30 years,” Wolf told the Courant. “The...