WTF Fun Fact – Swimming Timing

Olympic swimming is only timed to hundredths of a second (which has led to several ties) because the pools aren’t built to the millimeter tolerances necessary to measure thousandths of a second. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: #EngineeringTheOlympics: Tolerance in Olympic Swimming results in more ties — Born to Engineer


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2 thoughts on “WTF Fun Fact – Swimming Timing”

  1. Lots of pictures of races, why use one that Phelps finishes 2nd? He is the greatest swimmer of all time and you are putting him down. Shame on you potty head.


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