Winning words from National Spelling Bee

POSTED: 10:32 AM May 30 2014   UPDATED: 7:54 AM May 27 2016

The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for the third straight year Thursday night. Take a look at the winning words from this year's competition as well as the other winning words dating back to 2001.

Nihar Janga, Jairam Hathwar, 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee winners
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The 2016 edition of the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for the third straight year Thursday night, with Nihar Janga (left), 11, of Austin, Texas, and Jairam Hathwar (right), 13, of Corning, New York exhausting the list of final-round words. Take a look at the winning words from this year's competition as well as the other winning words dating back to 2001.

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