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Tennis for the hour now photo finish like no other US Olympic trials and it left track officials in a real bind look at this picture.
The judges say they simply cannot determine which of these two runners came out ahead to take the third position in the women's 100 meter sprint the third.
Road runner for the United States team officials made the call based on who's torso.
Crosses the line first and in this case they call it torso -- torso -- It's a big deal because only the top three finishers earned spots in the US team for this race.
Officials that they did not have a system in place for these sorts of -- so they came up with two different options and here they are.
You'll run off in other words -- run one more race in each of the two women would have to agree to this or if they can agree to that they would flip a coin.
And the runners can have a say -- -- now the sports editor for the website the daily national might make I was here.
I don't get it isn't their technology that they could have had in place that would -- solve this problem you.
Think so think back to the Olympics in 2008 Michael Phelps the 100 meter butterfly.
Tenth of a second 100 of a second and they had the technology to see that tennis every single tennis match we see.
You could see whether the ball is can this go in or stay out.
I think it's foolish if we're gonna flip a coin to see who's gonna have the last slice of pizza here not to see who's -- -- A lifelong dream and go to the Olympics Allyson Felix 230 -- twice but this other woman has not been before so.
I can't imagine that either of them would not want to go the route of putting it on the line actually going head to head against each other and then there's this matter of as sadly one of hard to Catholics learn.
Every race can be your last race when it comes to go toward Olympic trials -- -- it's something that no I mean it's something bad can happen yet no Olympic athlete ever wants to be put into that situation I'm sure that they both laid it all out on the line during this trial so to go back to the well one more time.
When they've already fully expend themselves they're putting themselves at risk they're putting their their careers at risk as well are enthusiasts in this sport and the -- calling for them to.
Asking why in the world is there technology available and we have it here that just seems.
Say it you would think they went.
To such a degree haven't in the violence asked you what angle of the finger they'll be to toss the coin but not to have this technology with all the billions of dollars at stake it is ridiculous you mentioned Michael -- a moment ago.
Looks like swimming is good.
The Michael Phelps competition.
Is going to be one of the most interesting things that we have to watch in the absolutely I think all eyes are gonna be riveted on him as they -- last year and last Olympics I don't think he's going to be able to match that -- but it's been great to see everyone going up against and it reminds me of that your 1892 every other team.
Try to build up the face.
The US teams in the years past and I think that's what's happening with -- we're not gonna know whether he's in this one this week until we see whether you can -- his mustache off yet exactly not good luck -- -- -- -- He sees -- like it whatever hey man it's good to see things.
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