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Suzy Favor Hamilton says she has worked as escort

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In this photo taken July 19, 2012, Suzy Favor Hamilton runs near her home in Shorewood Hills a suburb of Madison, Wis. The three-time Olympian has admitted leading a double life as an escort. She apologized Thursday after a report by The Smoking Gun website said she had been working as a prostitute in Las Vegas.

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Suzy Favor Hamilton, shown here in her Madison, Wis., home last July, has admitted leading a double life as an escort. The three-time Olympian apologized Thursday after a report said she had been working as a prostitute in Las Vegas.

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Suzy Hamilton reacts after winning the women's 1,500 meter run with a time of 4:13.96 at the USA Championships athletics meet in Atlanta in 1990. The three-time Olympian and Big Ten track icon has admitted leading a double life as an escort.

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Three-time Olympian runner Suzy Favor Hamilton has admitted leading a double life as an escort. She apologized Thursday after a report by The Smoking Gun website said she had been working as a prostitute in Las Vegas. The 44-year-old Favor Hamilton lives in Madison, Wis., where she won nine individual NCAA titles as a standout middle-distance runner for the Wisconsin Badgers. She was named Athlete of the Decade in the 1990s by the Big Ten, and the conference's female athlete of the year award is named after her. The Smoking Gun said she has been working for the last year for an escort service.
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    • In this photo taken July 19, 2012, Suzy Favor Hamilton runs near her home in Shorewood Hills a suburb of Madison, Wis. The three-time Olympian has admitted leading a double life as an escort. She apologized Thursday after a report by The Smoking Gun website said she had been working as a prostitute in Las Vegas.
    • Suzy Favor Hamilton, shown here in her Madison, Wis., home last July, has admitted leading a double life as an escort. The three-time Olympian apologized Thursday after a report said she had been working as a prostitute in Las Vegas.
    • Suzy Hamilton reacts after winning the women’s 1,500 meter run with a time of 4:13.96 at the USA Championships athletics meet in Atlanta in 1990. The three-time Olympian and Big Ten track icon has admitted leading a double life as an escort.
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