It’s time once again time for that glorious spectacle, that quadrennial global showcase of sport, pomp, cultural pride and advertising: the Summer Olympics! It’s a time when we’re reminded that there are indeed people in other countries who competitively run, play ping pong, shoot, choreograph their dancing in the pool, throw stuff and jump on trampolines just like we do.
Of course the USA will win a boatload of medals and make a tremendous showing as always; no real concerns there. So let’s discuss what really matters here: how F is going to fare at the games in London. Here’s our breakdown of all our F representatives.
Fiji – 8 competitors qualified in 6 different sports. Look for strong Fijian showings in archery, the javelin throw, judo, shooting (let’s go Glenn Kable in the Trap Shoot!), swimming and weightlifting. Just wait until rugby becomes an Olympic sport, then you’re all in big trouble! Fiji is currently #14 in the world. Continue reading