Boxing champion and Olympian on trial for rape

A Brno regional court will hear on Wednesday the case of three-time national boxing champion and member of the Olympic team Ľudovít Plachetka, who is accused of raping his girlfriend’s 20-year-old sister. The boxer, who had already served a prison sentence for manslaughter, may face up to 12 years in prison. The verdict is expected on Friday.

Author: Masha Volynsky