The London Olympics Fiasco

The men’s gymnastic finals at the London Olympics has resulted in controversy.  Due to the appearance of a fall from the pommel horse by Japan’s Kōhei Uchimura, the judges gave him a low score, which knocked the Japanese team out to the running for a medal.  This boosted Great Britain into silver medal position. But Japan appealed the decision.  The Wall Street Journal reports what happened in this video:

 


So controversy has arisen over whether the change in score was fair or not.  Great Britain’s men’s gymnastics team is proud to have won the bronze medal.  Should they have won the silver?  What do you think?  Leave your comments below and then share this with a friend.

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