vendredi 26 mars 2010

The Case of the Missing Short Track Skating Lap

The Chosun Ilbo - At the International Skating Union World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, which ended on Monday, the skaters in the men's 3,000 m Super Final finished the race without skating one last lap, it emerged on Wednesday. The 3,000 m race requires 27 laps, but they skated only 26.

... It turned out that the ISU referee made a mistake in counting the number of laps, and rang the bell indicating the final lap too early. The mistake will not affect the results of the race, although the times will not be recognized.

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