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, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the 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 he obviously did earn the bronze medal and then he unearned it as a result of, an act that I suspect was spontaneous and that likely with further thought you might not have done >>

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