Sydney - Australian Olympic Games medallist Jack Bobridge has been charged
with drug dealing following his arrest earlier this week, police said.
was arrested on Wednesday after police executed search warrants at his
home and a business premises in Perth, Western Australia.
investigation led detectives to charge the 28-year-old man with two
counts of sell and supply a trafficable quantity of MDMA (commonly known
as ecstasy) and three counts of sell and supply MDMA," police said in a
Bobridge subsequently appeared in the Perth Magistrates Court on Thursday to face six charges.
He was granted bail and was due to reappear in court next month.
Detectives said Bobridge had been charged as part of an investigation targeting Perth entertainment precincts.
retired from cycling last year due to the effects of arthritis after
competing in three Olympic Games and winning two silver medals, the last
one in the men's team pursuit in Rio in 2016.
He also claimed three track world championship gold medals and four Commonwealth Games golds.