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Did you see the bizzaro thing that happened in the womens fencing?

Discussion in 'University of Colorado News and Olympic Sports' started by dio, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

    Dec 21, 2007
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  2. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

    Oct 15, 2005
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    Clock didn't freeze. Everything was within the time. The problem is that a) the time is kept manually and not electronically and b) only full seconds are shown.

    After double hit 1 1.9 secs were left, 1.2 after double hit 2 and her decisive hit was within the time also. To quote both fencers "it was a technicality and not an athlete's thing".

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