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Marie-Reine Le Gougne
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Figure Skater
    Pairs Figure Skating Judge from France (Olympics, Worlds)
    She was the swing vote that awarded the gold medal to Yelena Berezhnaya and Anton Sukharulidze (Russia) rather than Jamie Sale and David Pelletier (Canada).
    IOC President Jacques Rogge urged a speedy investigation into allegations that she conspired with several Eastern European countries and Russia.
    It is believed she traded favorable votes with the Russians.
    Head of the French olympic team, Didier Gailhaguet, described her as a fragile woman who might have been manipulated and pressured.
    Four other judges agreed with her 2002 Olympic judging decision.
    She has the credentials to judge at the highest level of pairs figure skating.
    She claims that the president of the French federation put enormous pressure on her to vote in favor of the Russians.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 13 Votes: 92.31% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 16 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 13 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 17 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 15 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 92.31% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 3561 Votes: 62.43% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 1533 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 1159 Votes: 72.99% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 2701 Votes: 57.20% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 175 Votes: 72.57% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 597 Votes: 67.34% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 2220 Votes: 70.59% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1181 Votes: 68.59% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 12020 Votes: 50.98% Annoying
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