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Athlete Atypicity on the Edge of Human Achievement: Performances Stagnate after the Last Peak, in 1988

Athlete Atypicity on the Edge of Human Achievement: Performances Stagnate after the Last Peak, in 1988 | Sports Analysis | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Ye Shiwen's extraordinary Olympic swim: a statistical analysis

Ye Shiwen's extraordinary Olympic swim: a statistical analysis | Sports Analysis | Scoop.it
Ye Shiwen swam the last 50m of her 400m individual medley final quicker than the winner of the men's race. How 'unbelievable' is this in statistical terms?
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Can Ye Shiwen's record swim be explained?

Can Ye Shiwen's record swim be explained? | Sports Analysis | Scoop.it
When swimmer Ye Shiwen set a new world record for the 400m medley, eyebrows were raised. But do the figures reveal anything unusual?
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Olympics: Dispelling doubts about exceptional feats

Olympics: Dispelling doubts about exceptional feats | Sports Analysis | Scoop.it
Could the fledgling field of performance profiling reveal the truth about Olympian achievements that defy expectation?
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