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Thursday, 28 September, 2000, 10:51 GMT 11:51 UK
Controversial decathalon win for Estonia

The Olympic decathlon has been won by Erki Nool of Estonia in controversial style.

Nool did enough in the final event, the 1500 metres, to edge ahead of Roman Sebrle of the Czech Republic.

Earlier in the day, Nool was judged to have fouled all three of his discus attempts.

But a competition referee overturned the decision and reinstated his marks, provoking protests by several other countries.

Bronze medal went to the American, Chris Huffins, who had led from the first event. Britain's Dean Macey finished fourth.

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