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Olympics: S.Korea to file judging complaint over skating star Kim

Published on Mar 21, 2014 5:43 PM
 
Korea's Yuna Kim competes during the Figure Skating Women's Short Program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb 19, 2014. South Korea's Olympic body said on Friday, March 21, 2014, it would file a complaint with the international governing body for figure skating over controversial judging which saw Olympic defending champion Kim Yu Na relegated to silver at the Winter Games. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS

SEOUL (AFP) - South Korea's Olympic body said on Friday it would file a complaint with the international governing body for figure skating over controversial judging which saw Olympic defending champion Kim Yu Na relegated to silver at the Winter Games.

The Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) said it would send a joint letter with the Korea Skating Union (KSU) to the International Skating Union (ISU) calling for an investigation into the composition of judges for female singles competition in Sochi.

"The KOC and the ISU decided to file complaints with the ISU disciplinary committee," the KOC said in a statement.

The committee said it would ask the ISU's disciplinary committee to see if there was a violation of ethical rules by the judging panel.

 
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