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2015 Spelling Bee: Co-Champions Triumph Again, as Vanya and Gokul Prove Unbeatable
By Ben ZimmerMay 29, 2015
Last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee saw the first tie since 1962, with co-champions hoisting the big trophy together. This year it was déjà vu all over again, as Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam battled to the finish, exhausting the championship word list and finishing as co-champs. Continue reading...