Sporting events should be won on the field. It’s bad enough when a sport requires multiple judges applying subjective criteria to determine scores. But if you have hard evidence of a mistake that does not effect ensuing events, then you have to act. It may not be fair to take Paul Hamm’s Gold Medal away. But it’s certainly unfair to deny Yang Tae-young his due. He is the rightful Gold Medal winner and he deserves his place in history.
29 Aug: My Final Words on Paul Hamm.