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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

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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