Ye Shiwen

Discussion in 'Travelers Tavern' started by carmen, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. carmen

    carmen Active Member

    Jun 9, 2011
    Did she cheat or not, 28.93 seconds is quite impressive but she is very young too. Are people really going to end up going all the way to the Olympics just to cheat and not get caught?
  2. Grandpa

    Grandpa Well-Known Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    Innocent until proven guilty.

    But since her split times were ordinary for that level of competition and just the final leg was absurdly fast, I'm sure they have samples from after the race to determine how this could happen.

    The politicial climate dictates to some of these countries that yes, if we can get away with it, we will cheat. Also, in the capitalist countries, the endorsements are worth mega bucks to these athletes. It is because of their outstanding character that so few do cheat.
  3. oldsarge

    oldsarge Well-Known Member

    Dec 9, 2010
    If you ain't cheat'n, you ain't try'n....and if you get caught, you weren't try'n hard enough!

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