Canadian speed skater whips South Korean fans into a frenzy over Olympic medal drama

Tuesday's women's 500-meter short track speed skating final in the Pyeonchang Winter Games ended in a photo finish and some brutal outrage.

Italian skater Arianna Fontana won the event in a heated race with the hosting-country's favorite Choi Minjeong, which was close enough to need a photo finish. 

But it was 23-year-old Canadian skater Kim Boutin who has drawn the ire of many South Koreans.

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Choi, after losing first place, was then disqualified from winning the silver medal for interfering with other athletes. Boutin finished...

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By: Mashable - 5 days ago

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