Ohno Disqualified, Can't Add to Medal Haul
American's silver pulled after he pushes Canadian
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 26, 2010 9:57 PM CST
American Apolo Anton Ohn reacts as he crosses the finish line as South Korea's Sung Si-Bak lies on the ice after the end-of-race pileup.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno couldn’t add to his American-Olympic-record total of seven medals tonight at the Vancouver Games, seeing a silver medal in the 500 meters taken away after he was disqualified for apparently pushing a Canadian competitor. Ohno and Francois-Louis Tremblay tangled in the final turn; Tremblay fell but was awarded bronze in the race, won by fellow Canadian Charles Hamelin.

 

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