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Winter Olympics / Ice Skating / Judging Scandal #707092

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 31, 2002
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Studio: Robin Roberts) Charges that Russian crime boss Alimzan Tokhtakhounov†† was involved in fixing the figure skating results at the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City examined; details given of what happened in the judging of the pairs & ice dancing competitions. [Ice skating analyst Christine BRENNAN†- calls this a new low in the Olympic world.] [United States attorney James COMEY†- comments on the scheme.] [Skater Jamie SALE†- says the judging will always be subjective.]

Roberts, Robin;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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