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An Olympic Fencer Refuses To Leave The Floor After Getting Screwed

In the match that would decide who would fence for the gold, Germany's Britta Heidemann landed a match-clinching touch. But was it in time? South Korea's Shin A Lam didn't think so. So she refused to leave.

The Stakes:

The Moment:

The Complaint:

The Ruling:

Despite the clock issue, they ruled that the touch was good and that Heidemann was the victor. South Korea's coach went off to file a formal appeal.

The Waiting:

The Frustration:

The Second Ruling:

The Stand:

The Finale:

Security came out and took Shin away. The crowd gave her a standing ovation.

Shin went on to lose her bronze medal match.