Of the thousands of athletes competing at the 2014 Winter Olympics, British speed skater Elise Christie has had arguably the worst experience in Sochi.
Christie finished second to earn a silver medal in the 500-meter women’s short track speed skating race on Thursday — or so she thought. Immediately after the race, she was demoted to eighth place for a crash that happened earlier in the contest, amid doubts about who was actually at fault in the collision. Then, on Saturday, Christie was disqualified from the women’s 1,500-meter race for the blade of her skate missing a boundary line on the track by a single centimeter Read more…
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