Also, International Skating Union rules always have required such protests be filed immediately after the event.
The Koreans believe the judging was biased and cost Yuna Kim a second gold medal. The 2010 champion finished with silver, behind Russian teenager Adelina Sotnikova.
IOC spokesman Mark Adams says any figure skating protest is a matter for the ISU to handle.
Much of the uproar over the women's free skate centres on what many perceived as a lack of artistry in Sotnikova's program. Yet her marks were comparable or better than those for the highly artistic Kim. Her technical marks were significantly better.
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