Accused of sexual assault but also misconduct during a transatlantic flight between the United States and London on July 29, 2019, Thorbjorn Olesen was finally cleared of all suspicion by a London court.
Not guilty ! This is the verdict pronounced this Wednesday in London (England) at the end of the day by the House of the Crown of Aldersgate House. Thorbjorn Olesen it was in fact suspected of sexually assaulting a passenger during a transatlantic flight on July 29, 2019 returning from WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. The Dane, winner with Europe of the Ryder Cup 2018 for national golfHe was also prosecuted for drunkenness and inappropriate behavior with the flight personnel of the British Airways company that made the route between Nashville (Tennessee) and London-Heathrow.
After apologizing adamantly in court on Tuesday – “ I felt absolutely horrible and I was so sorry. he said in particular: the Danish golfer was finally acquitted.
Originally suspended by the world tour dp (ex-European Tour) once the matter came to light, Olesen, now 31, had been temporarily reinstated in July 2020 on the European Tour due to delays in legal proceedings in the UK related to the pandemic of Covid-19.