Discussion

Sweden appeals triathlon result

Updated: August 11, 2012, 8:26 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Sweden's Olympic team is looking to get another Olympic gold medal, from the courts.

The Swedes appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday to award Lisa Norden a gold medal in the women's triathlon after she finished second in a photo finish with Nicola Spirig of Switzerland.

Later Friday, a CAS panel is expected to hear the Swedish case challenging how the International Triathlon Union judged the photo finish.

Norden and Spirig were both timed in 1 hour, ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES