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The Mad Monk
21-01-2014, 23:30:08
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Sjinkie Knegt gives double middle-finger salute to rival Viktor Ahn

Date
January 21, 2014

Being pipped at the post in a major sporting event is never fun.

But Dutch speed skater Sjinkie Knegt has perhaps re-defined the concept of being a sore loser after giving not one, but two middle-finger salutes to a fellow competitor as they crossed the line at the European short track speed skating championships at the weekend.

A triumphant Viktor Ahn, a three-time Olympic gold medallist from Russia, was filmed skating over the finishing line with his hands held aloft as his team clinched gold in the men's 5000 metre-relay in Dresden, Germany.
Sore loser: Sjinkie Knegt gestures to Viktor Ahn as he celebrates his win.

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Sore loser: Sjinkie Knegt gestures to Viktor Ahn as he celebrates his win. Photo: AFP

But it was the angry reaction of Knegt, who was filmed flipping the bird and pretending to kick Ahn from behind, that captured everyone's attention.
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For his unsportsmanlike conduct, the Dutch team was disqualified from the event, which is the final major tournament before next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

It also cost Knegt the bronze medal in the individual standings.



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That's one angry Dutchie! :gasmaske_eek:

jsorense
21-01-2014, 23:39:47
I'm number two?

The Mad Monk
21-01-2014, 23:47:23
Right, and then he does the Black Power salute!

jsorense
22-01-2014, 00:11:42
That's so '68!

MOBIUS
22-01-2014, 12:47:28
I'd say that was a gold medal finger salute...:D

C.G.B. Spender
22-01-2014, 16:22:32
Is that Ronald Koeman?

Funko
22-01-2014, 16:24:32
Those Dutchies all look the same to me.

C.G.B. Spender
22-01-2014, 16:25:38
And that's a bad thing

Funko
22-01-2014, 16:26:16
Of course. They are hideous.

C.G.B. Spender
22-01-2014, 16:27:14
Gollums ugly brothers

Funko
22-01-2014, 16:28:15
Like slightly prettier Germans

C.G.B. Spender
22-01-2014, 16:28:54
Germans are not people

zmama
22-01-2014, 16:31:22
Beings from another planet?

C.G.B. Spender
22-01-2014, 16:33:20
Beings from your arse

Finn Willi (5)
25-01-2014, 11:27:38
I could say something now, but...

MDA
25-01-2014, 17:11:53
too easy?

mr_B
02-02-2014, 22:50:37
NO

The Mad Monk
03-02-2014, 13:37:45
Klingons?

The Mad Monk
11-02-2014, 23:00:10
Unhappy Dutchie now has something to be unhappy about.

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RedFred
12-02-2014, 06:31:24
Great picture. I love those inner side gloves. Reminds me of a tree frog.

The Mad Monk
12-02-2014, 22:50:26
I never noticed those before!