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If everyone can't truly win the competition, it isn't a sport. Judged events fail that mark.


I don't think you can make such a broad claim, although I would agree that most judged events fail that mark. Case in point: what about the 2000 women's 10M platform diving competition? American no-name Laura Wilkinson ( came out of nowhere to defeat the mighty Chinese and take the gold.

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