Olympic canoeist convicted of smuggling 650 kilos of cocaine

Nathan Baggaley won silver twice at the 2004 Olympics – but lately the Australian has been making headlines, especially in court. Now he is facing life imprisonment for a drug deal that fell through.

The case had made for spectacular pictures in June 2018. They showed a failed drug deal off the east coast of Australia. Now two of the main culprits, ex-Olympian Nathan Baggaley and his brother Dru, have been found guilty by a Brisbane court. The sentence is still pending, but both could face life in prison because of numerous previous convictions.

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