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Beckstead voted off men's technical committee

Updated: October 22, 2004, 2:36 PM ET
Associated Press

ANTALYA, Turkey -- A U.S. judge involved in the scoring mistake that may have helped Paul Hamm win the all-around gold medal at the Athens Olympics lost his place Friday on a key committee of gymnastics' world governing body.

George Beckstead was defeated in his bid for re-election to the men's technical committee of the international gymnastics federation (FIG).

Beckstead oversaw the panel that determined the start value for South Korea's Yang Tae-young in the parallel bars. ...

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