Speedskater disqualified over rude gesture

00:02, Jan 21 2014
Speedskater
FLIPPING OUT: Sports stars often show emotion - but speedskater Sjinkie Knegt took it to a new level after losing.

Sports stars often show emotion at the finish - but speedskater Sjinkie Knegt took it to a new level after losing a race.

The Sochi-bound Dutchman lost to Russia's Victor Ahn at the ISU European Short Track speed skating Championships - and immediately showed the victor what he thought.

The double bird salute has had other ramifications for Knegt - he was later disqualified for the rude gesture.

The athletes will renew their rivalry when the Winter Olympics start next month.

 

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