Olympic Games 2012: Accidental Buzzer Causes False Start

Bill Weir has all the weird and funny news from the London games.
1:20 | 07/31/12

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TIMERS AND FINISH LINE CAMERAS, THE JUDGES IN THESE OLYMPIC GAMES ARE VERY HUMAN. TAKE A LISTEN TO THIS. THIS FIRST -- WHOA. IT LOOKS LIKE AMERICAN, LO LARSEN, GETS AN AMAZING START. IT LOOKS FUNNY. BUT IMAGINE HOW THAT CAN THROW YOU OFF YOUR GAME. SHE WENT ON TO FINISH SIXTH, AS TEAMMATE, REBECCA SONI TOOK FIRST. JAPAN'S COACH, RUNS UP TO THE RESULTS TABLE, WITH A STACK OF PAPERS AND A FIST FULL OF CASH. CORRUPTION. CORRUPTION, YOU MUST SAY. THERE'S A NEW RULE, IF YOU WANT TO FILE A PROTEST, YOU MUST PAY UP FRONT. AND IF YOU GET IT OVERTURNED, YOU LOSE YOUR CASH. BUT JAPAN'S WORKED. THEY GOT THE SILVER. AND PHILIPPE CATANI, WON BRONZE IN JUDO. HE LOVED HIS MEDAL TO DEATH. WORE IT INTO THE SHOWER, WHERE IT FELL OFF OF HIS NECK. THE RIBBON BROKE. AND IT DENTED. NOW, OLYMPIC OFFICIALS ARE PLANNING TO GIVE HIM A NEW ONE BECAUSE, AFTER ALL, THERE'S ONLY ABOUT 5 BUCKS WORTH OF METAL IN THE MEDALS, INCLUDING THE GOLD, WHICH IS STAGGERING. STILL. WE'LL BE BACK WITH YOU, BILL WEIR.

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