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Athletes given Fair Play Award for Sportsmanship

USA's Abbey D'Agostino and New Zealand's Nikki Hamblin were presented with the Fair Play awards at the Rio Olympics. 
•    Hamblin and D'Agostino tripped and fell to the ground during the 5,000m race, after which D'Agostino helped Hamblin to her feet instead of carrying on with her race. 
•    The two sprinters went on to complete the race together.
•    Speaking of this recognition after the ceremony, 28-year-old Nikki Hamblin said:  “I think it’s very special for both Abbey and myself. 
•    The Norwegian men’s handball team was also honoured for its gracious attitude during a European championship match against Germany earlier this year, which saw them lose out on their Olympic dream. 
•    The match was tied when at the last minute the German team scored a goal. It was discovered that when the goal had been scored an extra player had come onto the field. 

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