Despicable! Revealing “Olympic’s Mysteries” Leading to Sara Takanashi’s Disqualification
A number of disqualifications occurred due to the sudden change in testing methods and low scores even after the world's first big move. Gold medalists were suspected of doping, and Chinese athletes were not blamed for any foul play. ......
It was a scene that symbolized this Olympics.
I’m not sure what to make of it, but I think it’s a good idea. Big jump! However, when she returned to the backyard, she showed not a smile of joy, but tears of stupefaction. But when she returned to the backyard, she was not smiling with joy, but in tears, stunned. After the jump, an unannounced inspection was conducted, and she was disqualified because the circumference of both thighs of her suit was 2cm larger than the regulation.
In addition to Takanashi, five other top athletes were disqualified, including Katarina Althaus (25, Germany), who won silver for the second consecutive time. Sports journalist Jun Ikushima said, “There were disqualifications from four countries. It was no longer a competition. , “lamented sports journalist Jun Ikushima.
The problem is that athletes from each country testified that the inspection method had been changed from previous competitions such as the World Cup. The problem is that athletes from many countries testified that the method of suit inspection had been changed from previous competitions such as the World Cup. I think this is a big blunder by the International Ski Federation.
The same can be said for the 2000m short track mixed team relay semi-final held on February 5. The same is true for the 2000m short track mixed team relay semifinals held on February 5.
The US and ROC (Russian Olympic Committee) teams were disqualified for obstructing the Chinese team, but the Chinese team’s infraction went unnoticed. The second runner continued the race without touching the third runner. In the end, there was no disqualification, and China won the gold medal after advancing to the final without a strong competitor.
Nana Takagi, 29, competed in the women’s 1500m speed skating event on February 7. On February 7, Nana Takagi, 29, competed in the women’s 1500m speed skating event. She missed the medal. After the game, Takagi said
After the race, Takagi said, “The out (lane) has priority, but the Chinese didn’t give up the course. I know you want to get the result, but I want you to do well.
He expressed his frustration.
International journalist Toshihiro Yamada analyzed the reason for the series of inexplicable decisions.
Whenever an international sporting event is held, there is always gambling going on around the world, and huge amounts of money are involved. It is not uncommon for referees to be bought off. In fact, it was not until the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing This time, too, the stage was China, and the influence of the gambling regulator, held in China, that the IOC (International Olympic Committee) began to strengthen its monitoring of the gambling business in order to be on the lookout for illegal gambling. If the Winter Olympics is an immature sporting was strong, so there is a possibility that a series of bold decisions that were strange to anyone could have been made. event, there is room for intervention.
Constitutional problems facing the Winter Olympics
Compared to the summer Olympics, the Winter Olympics have a smaller number of competitors and are less popular. On the other hand, the cost of constructing equipment and facilities for the Winter Games is enormous, and the interests of wealthy industrialized countries such as Europe and the United States are given top priority.
Until Albertville in 1992, both the Summer and Winter Olympics were held in the same year. However, the IOC was concerned that the Winter Olympics, which were treated as a prelude to the Summer Olympics, would lose revenue due to their inferior popularity and number The IOC was concerned that the Winter Olympics would lose revenue due to the inferior number of events. The IOC was concerned to the inferior number of events. the Winter Olympics a bigger event because sporting events are effective in boosting national prestige and are profitable.
The Winter Olympics for Europe and the US “was blatantly shown at the Pyeongchang Olympics in 2006. Seventy percent of the IOC’s income comes from TV broadcasting rights fees. The IOC has a contract with NBC for the Olympics at $ 7.65 billion until 2020. The IOC has a contract with NBC to broadcast the Olympics for $ 7.65 billion until 2020, and the IOC cannot go against the wishes of NBC.
In addition to the immaturity of the games, the fact that the majority of the games are scored is another reason for the inexplicable results of the Winter Olympics. In the second part of this article, we will take a closer look at the inexplicable judgments and analyze the reasons why they occur so often.
Part 2: Behind the Scenes of the “Worst Olympics” That Caused Sara Takanashi’s Disqualification
From the March 4, 2022 issue of FRIDAY
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