A close finish of a race in which the winner is identifiable only from a photograph taken as the competitors cross the finish line.
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- However, after close scrutiny of the photo finish, the race was awarded to the American.
- USA attacked back and in a photo finish Austria crossed the line a mere eleven hundredth of a second ahead of the Americans.
- Why they'll finish second: They just don't have enough strength in the trenches to overtake the Eagles, although no one would be surprised if the two-horse race ended in a photo finish.