What the age of a medalist tells us
Over the past two weeks, J.C. Bradbury of Sabernomics has been looking into a series of interesting issues at the fantastic Olympics-Reference blog, like this question from ESPN Insider's Keith Law: "Why are there no good figure skaters from Scandinavia?" (Bradbury and his readers blame Communists and Nazis, which is OK by me.)
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