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08.01.2012 18:58

The Difference Between China and Lithuania

Swimmers from two different countries who excelled in the pool are getting two decidedly different treatments in the media
By staff reporter Mark Dreyer
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Ye Shiwen won Women's 200m IM


(London) – It's now officially THE story of the Games: is she or isn't she? We've seen a few competing storylines, but in the absence of a truly captivating headline, the sports media here in London have focused on 16-year-old Ye Shiwen's performances in the pool and are openly questioning how she achieved them.

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