Olympic rules allow one dolphin kick at the start of the 100-meter breaststroke competition. South African swimmer Cameron Van der Burg did three. Replays clearly show them, and he makes no apology for cheating.
SWIMMING OFFICIALS are considering the introduction of underwater video for judging following the controversy over an alleged illegal "dolphin" kick by South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh in his Olympic 100-meter breaststroke gold medal win last week.
Dolphin 56 is a bottlenose dolphin who swam from Florida up to New Jersey every year for decades after being branded in 1979. The 45-year-old dolphin went missing this year
Watching the competitive sport of swimming on TV, there are those familiar strokes, such as the breaststroke, backstroke, freestyle or front crawl, and butterfly.
BRIGANTINE ? Where is Dolphin 56? Bob Schoelkopf has asked himself that question many times this year.
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