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  • #31
    Re: Did Canada miss the Pan Am Games?

    Which proves, I guess, that Canada's B
    >team is a bigger dropoff from their A team than
    >the other big nations in the PAG. Hardly any
    >surprise there!

    Just curious, but what qualifies as a 'big nation' in the Americas? With a population of about 30 million, does Canada qualify for that?

    Also, for some reason, standards for the Canadian team this year were much harder than those of the Games themselves, most were pretty much the same as IAAF 'A' or 'B' standards. Kind of limits the number of available TnF athletes.

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    • #32
      Re: Did Canada miss the Pan Am Games?

      They sent their best female hurdler, NCAA Champ, Perdita Felicien.

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      • #33
        Re: Did Canada miss the Pan Am Games?

        Actually the current population of the U.S. is 291,785,416. Using total population as an indicator of performance is not accurate. My 92 year old grand-mum isn't going to compete in any track meet, but she is counted in the census, also countries aren't allowed to send teams in proportion to their population. In that way, lesser populated countries are over represented. It is really difficult to tell if Canada, the U.S., or Cuba and Brazil are having off years.

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        • #34
          Re: Did Canada miss the Pan Am Games?

          Also we are now hearing that the U.S. team has had medals taken from winners because there is an anti-sweep rule.(one country can't win all three medals)

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