The Canadian Press

2001-08-23 | Canada Games Medal Stripped

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A Quebec athlete was stripped of his Canada Games bronze medal after mooning the crowd. Phil Bowman, co-chair of the Games, said he believed Daniel Blouin (bloo-AH') acted on the spur of the moment. (Daniel Blouin of Le Gardeur, Quebec said he was simply reacting to playful taunts from Quebec fans when he dropped his shorts on the track following the 3,000-metre steeplechase in London, Ontario.)

Date: 2001-08-23
Placeline: LONDON, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << exuberance of Youth sometimes clouds one's judgment I guess that's about all I can say to that I think it's a sad situation that he obviously did her in the bronze medal and then he on earned it as a result of an act that I suspect was spontaneous and likely was further thought he might not have done >>