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ERIC Number: EJ980905
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jun
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: ISSN-0036-6811
Timing for Athletics at the Olympic Games
Marshall, Steve
School Science Review, v93 n345 p67-71 Jun 2012
Video photography of races is now routinely used in international running events to provide automatic recording of the position within each race achieved by the athletes, as well as the time taken in order to check whether records have been broken. This article describes how several cameras provide the evidence that is collated using computers and is available for checking and verification by officials. (Contains 7 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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