US Spelling Bee: First 8 contenders share victory

Nearly 600 kids under the age of 15 took part in annual contest for the best young spellers in the US.

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    It was a cut-throat competition packed with suspense and emotion.

    Nearly 600 youngsters under the age of 15 took part in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee in the United States.

    And for the finalists, it was a test of endurance with a spellbinding outcome.

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports.


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