Monday, June 25, 2012

Vol. 2 No. 52 Brits' Interesting Concept for Their Olympic Trials

I just noticed in the London Telegraph online site that the British are currently having their Olympic trials, as are the Americans.  However, the Brits allow international runners such as the Ethiopians participate in their trials.  This must spice up the races and give the selectors a chance to observe their athletes in high level competition.  It was stated that the first two British placers at these trials, who also had achieved the famous or infamous  'A Standard' , would get a uniform and a place on the team.  I suppose that leaves the selectors some leeway in choosing number 3 individual in each event from performances in the trials or elsewhere.

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