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Kim finished first ahead of Ohno but was disqualified for impeding, awarding the gold medal to Ohno.Fourth-place finisher of the race, Fabio Carta of Italy, showed his disagreement with the disqualification decision saying it was "absurd that the Korean was disqualified".

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I've seen moves like that before that were not called. The CAS sided with the officials of the race as "there is no provision in the short-track rule book for overturning a judgment call by the referee" after the Korean team asked to have a video replay be used to determine whether or not there was a rule violation.Ohno's accolades and accomplishments include being the United States Olympic Committee's Male Athlete of the Month in October 2003 and March 2008, the U. Speedskating's Athlete of the Year for 2003, and was a 2002, 20 finalist for the Sullivan Award, which recognizes the best amateur athlete in the United States.Since gaining recognition through his sport, Ohno has worked as a motivational speaker, philanthropist, started a nutritional supplement business called 8 Zone, and in 2007, competed on and won the reality TV show Dancing with the Stars.It was pretty positive right from the time we landed. After two false starts from other skaters, Ohno won gold in the 500 m when he took the lead with an explosive start and held it until the finish.Afterward, Ohno said, "I was in the moment at the time. The starter had been pretty quick all day, so that's why there were so many false starts at the beginning.American short track speed skating competitor and an eight-time medalist (two gold, two silver, four bronze) in the Winter Olympics.

Raised by his father, Ohno began training full-time in 1996.

He has been the face of short track in the United States since winning his medals at the 2002 Winter Olympics.

He won his first overall World Championship title at the 2008 championships.

The disqualification upset South Korean supporters, many of whom directed their anger at Ohno and the International Olympic Committee.

A large number of e-mails protesting the race results crashed the Olympic Committee's email server, and thousands of accusatory letters, many of which contained death threats, were sent to Ohno and the committee.

Ohno later became host of a revival of Minute to Win It on Game Show Network and served as a commentator for NBC's coverage of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.