Chinese Olympic Swimmer Makes Waves

Ye Shiwen's freestyle times raise suspicion; Missy Franklin wins gold.
3:10 | 07/30/12

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UP NEXT, THE OLYMPICS. WE HAVE THE NEWS TONIGHT, TEAM USA HAS SCOOPED UP TWO GOD MED A MS IN SWIMMING TODAY. BUT EVERYONE IS ASKING, WHY ARE THE CHINESE SWIMMERS SUDDENLY MAKING BIG WAVES. BILL WEIR LEADS THE COVERAGE AGAIN TONIGHT FROM LONDON. BILL? Reporter: DIANE N THE HISTORY OF THE OLYMPIC GAME, IN THE HISTORY OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES, UNITED STATES HAS WON 1214 GOLD MEDALS, CHINA, 7. YOU WOULDN'T KNOW IT. WE BEGIN WITH THE FIRST REASON TO CHEER. THE FOLKS IN AURORA, COLORADO, HAS HAD IN WEEKS. SHE IS NOT A SENIOR IN HIGH SCHOOL AND HER SWIM CLUB DOESN'T HAVE A POOL. YET, MISSY FRANKLIN IS GOLDEN, THE PRIDE OF IOWA ERROR RA TOOK THE 100 METER BACKSTROKE. AND RYAN LOCHTE, BEATEN AGAIN BY A FREMPBMAN. ANOTHER HUGE SURPRISE IN THE POOL HAN CHINA. AND 16-YEAR-OLD YI HE IS WHEN. HER FREE STYLES WERE THE FASTER OF THE BEST MEN IN THE WORLD, A FIRST. AND WHILE SHE HAS TESTED CLEAN, ANOTHER 16-YEAR-OLD FROM CHINA WAS DOUBT BLOOD DOPING IN THE SPRING. THE CHINESE INSIST SHE IS THIS GOOD BECAUSE SHE HAS BEEN GROOMED SINCE AGE A 5 WHEN HER KINDER GARDEN TEACHER NOTICED HER HER HANDS. AND THE GYM, THE U.S. COULDN'T MEDAL. AND PRINCE WILLIAM, THE BRITS WERE GIDDY WHEN THE TEAM WON SILVER. GREAT BRITAIN HAVE A SILVER! UNBELIEVABLE. AND LOOK, APPROVAL. Reporter: AFTER JAPAN POSTED A LOW SCORE IN THE PUMMEL HORSE, ENGLAND WAS FORCED TO SETTLE FOR A BRONZE. AND IN THE FENCE. ONE SECOND WAS PLACED BACK ON THE CLOCK AND ONE SECOND WAS ALL THAT WAS NEEDED TO SCORE. THIS LED TO AN HOUR-LONG TEAR-FILLED PROTEST UNTIL JUDGES COAXED HER AWAY, BRINGS A COURSE OF BOOS. THEY ARE CALLING IT THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL MOMENT IN THE HISTORY OF THE SPORT. SHE SAID THAT LEAVING THE FENCES FLOOR WOULD HAVE ADMITTED DEFEAT. HER DEVASTATION, WRENCHING. I WANT TO GO BACK TO THE CHINESE SWIMMER. HOW BIG DO HER HANDS HAVE TO BE TO BEAT THE SPEED OF MEN? SHE HAS LARGE HANDS AND FEET. SBE SOMEWHERE SEEN THAT ON MICHAEL PHELPS AND OTHER CHAMPIONS. IT'S THAT THE COUNTRY CAN AFFORD TO SENDER TO THE BEST COACHES IN THE WORLD. THEY PAY HER AUSTRALIA COACHES FOUR TIMES WHAT THEY COULD MAKE AT HOME. BILL WEIR REPORTING. AND EVERYTHING WE WANT TO KNOW FROM THE OLYMPICS.

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