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U.S. Gymnast Hamm Asked to Give Up Gold

The International Gymnastics Federation asks U.S. gymnast Paul Hamm to give his Olympic all-around gold medal to South Korea's Yang Tae-young. Yang lost the gold due to a scoring error, but FIG refused to change the final scores. Hear NPR's Alex Chadwick and NPR's Howard Berkes.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
Howard Berkes is a correspondent for the NPR Investigations Unit.