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Rio 2016: Nikki Hamblin awarded rare Olympic sportsmanship medal for helping Abbey D’Agostino

by August 22, 2016 General

New Zealand runner Nikki Hamblin may not have made it to the podium in Rio De Janerio, but she will return home with a prestigious Olympic medal thanks to a now iconic moment of sportsmanship at the games.Story continues belowGlobal NewsHamblin was awarded the International Fair Play Committee Award for helping U.S. competitor Abbey D’Agostino cross the finish line in the women’s 5000-metre semifinal after the pair were involved in a mid-race collision.