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Chinese Gymnasts Stripped Of Olympic Bronze : NPR

April 28

China was stripped of a bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics on Wednesday for fielding an underage female gymnast, with the women’s team medal now going to the United States.

The International Olympic Committee acted after investigations by the sport’s governing body determined that Dong Fangxiao was only 14 at the 2000 Games. Gymnasts must turn 16 during the Olympic year to be eligible.

via Chinese Gymnasts Stripped Of Olympic Bronze : NPR.

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