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Kramer DQed for staying in lane

Updated: February 23, 2010, 5:39 PM ET
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RICHMOND, British Columbia -- Lee Seung-hoon of South Korea won a stunning gold medal in men's 10,000-meter speedskating Tuesday when overwhelming favorite Sven Kramer made an amateurish mistake, failing to switch lanes just past the midway point of the race, and was disqualified.

Kramer finished about 4 seconds ahead of Lee, but it didn't matter. The South Korean already was celebrating on the infield while the Dutch world-record holder was finishing his race, apparently unaware of what ...

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