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11/02/2002 Winter Olympics figure skating scandal


2002: Jamie Sale and David Pelletier "punched in the...


Reaction to Olympic ice skating medal controversey

The controversy led to two pairs teams receiving gold medals: the original winners Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze of Russia and original silver-medalists Jamie Salé and David Pelletier of Canada. The scandal was one of the causes for the revamp of scoring in figure skating to the new ISU Judging System.
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