Chinese Olympic Gymnasts' Size Causes Controversy

When the Chinese women's gymnastics team flipped and tumbled its way to a first-place position in preliminaries Monday night, some were surprised at how young and pint-size the girls on the team looked. According to Olympic rules, athletes must be 16 years old to compete. But critics have questioned whether the Chinese competitors, who are on average 3.5 inches shorter and 30 pounds lighter than their American counterparts, are eligible for the competition. The numbers are more astonishing...Full Story
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