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During the hearing, Davis was never accused of being at fault and Smith made the statement: "Any allegation that there was a fix, conspiracy, or understanding between Apolo and me, or anyone else, to let Shani win the race is completely false.Shani is a great athlete, skated a great race, and deserves to be on the team." After the dismissal, Ohno stated, "I am thrilled that the arbitration process has officially vindicated me...A large number of e-mails protesting the race results crashed the Olympic Committee's email server, and thousands of accusatory letters, many of which contained death threats, were sent to Ohno and the committee.Ohno shared his thoughts on the Koreans' hostile reaction by saying, "I was really bothered by it. Later on I realized that was built up by certain people and that was directed at me, negative energy from other things, not even resulting around the sport, but around politics, using me to stand on the pedestal as the anti-American sentiment".
Davis' first-place finish earned enough points to move past Tommy O'Hare in the final point standings and to qualify for sixth place.
He won his first overall World Championship title at the 2008 championships.
Ohno's accolades and accomplishments include being the United States Olympic Committee's Male Athlete of the Month in October 2003 and March 2008, the U. Speedskating's Athlete of the Year for 2003, and was a 2002, 20 finalist for the Sullivan Award, which recognizes the best amateur athlete in the United States.
short track speed skating competitor and an eight-time medalist (two gold, two silver, four bronze) in the Winter Olympics.
Ohno is the most decorated American Olympian at the Winter Olympics.