(Original post by Gob Bluth)
It's silly, it's also meant less cyclists could be taken. I know someone who should be there, she's beaten Pendleton a few times i believe, and would have been in the side if the rules hadn't changed.
Swimming rules need to be sorted out imo, such a dominance from USA.
Who changed the rules? The IOC or the whoever is in charge of cycling?
I am actually really impressed by Njisane Philip from Trinidad & Tobago, I'm hoping he'll be in contention for a medal in the sprint.
Also watching the points race in the men's omnium makes me want the madison back even more. What do people think on Clancy's chance for the omnium? Bit of an iffy one imo, but I haven't really followed him before.
(Original post by Mess.)
Must have been a decision to try and stop Britains dominance then as no other discipline seems to care how well one specific nation does.
Well Table Tennis does In Beijing 2008, China took Gold, Silver and Bronze in both the Men's and Women's Individual event. To combat their dominance, they've reduced it to two competitors from each nation, so they've only managed Gold and Silver this time round.