Officials at the semi-finals of the women's epee fencing were booed by spectators after a controversial decision left a South Korean athlete weeping and refusing to leave the stage.Shin Lam was one second away from winning against reigning Olympic gold medallist Britta Heidemann of Germany.
But the Austrian referee allowed no fewer than three quick bouts in the final second - on the last of which, with the time reset from zero to one second, Heidemann snatched victory.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Like a Republican pundit
I may be very wrong, but I'm guessing that this same person was the timer at the USSR-USA basketball game in 1972 but keeps their job.