Elise Christie says she was ‘knocked over’ following 500m short track speed skating heartbreak
A distraught Elise Christie says a medal was ‘taken away’ from her after she was ‘knocked over’ in the final of the 500m short track speed skating at the Winter Olympics.
Going into the race as one of the favourites, the Briton crashed out midway through the race and missed out on a medal.
Arianna Fontana of Italy won gold, crossing the line just ahead of home favourite Choi Minjeong. However the South Korean was disqualified after the race for her involvement in Christie’s crash.
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