Changing China

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Beijing podcast — day eight

August 16, 2008

How exactly did Michael Phelps manage to win that race this morning?

What is the plunge for distance competition?

And how could we make archery a bit more exciting?

I’m joined by Julian Linden and Ossian Shine on our latest podcast from Beijing. Seven minutes is all it takes. Go on … you know you want to.


Julian, thanks for your explanation, I got you this time! Hope you take part in the podcast even if they donĀ“t talk about swimming in the next days…

Posted by Laura | Report as abusive

Yes, it was great to find out how Phelps managed to win today.

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Having looked at the frame-by-frame analysis of the 100 m butterfly, I’m convinced that either Cavic won or it was a tie, but not a Phelps victory. It was a so-called “light touch” by Cavic ahead of Phelps. Cavic even lifted his head out of the water before Phelps touched; another sign that Cavic had touched ahead of Phelps.

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