Olympics gymnastics medal presentation to U.S. women, 10 years late
Last April FIG, the international gymnastics federation, concluded that a Chinese gymnast on the 2000 team, Dong Fangxiao, was only 14 and therefore two years too young to qualify under the age requirements.
The U.S. medal ceremony will take place Aug. 11 at Hartford's XL Center. Anita DeFrantz, a U.S. representative of the International Olympic Committee, will present medals to the 2000 U.S. team -- Amy Chow, Jamie Dantzscher, Dominique Dawes, Kristen Maloney, Elise Ray and Tasha Schwikert.
-- Diane Pucin
Photo: Elise Ray, left, Kristin Maloney, Amy Chow, Tasha Schwikert and Dominique Dawes at the 2000 Olympics. Credit: Paul Morse / Los Angeles Times.