Gymnastics gets scoring overhaul

After some problems with the scoring system in Anthen, the Gymnastics point scoring system is being updated and should be ready for the 2008 Beijing Games.

The International Gymnastics Federation decided to overhaul its scoring system after several judging errors marred the Athens Olympics. Not only was Paul Hammís gold medal in limbo for two months because of a scoring error, but routines that were vastly different all had the same value on paper, making it difficult for judges to separate them.

Posted by Mike 13 years ago

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