‘for these guys, it’s their first olympics, so to get a medal, a bronze medal, is unbelievable.’
‘silver, bronze, it doesn’t matter. our target was to get fifth in the competition and enjoy the competition. we enjoyed it and we got a bronze medal.’
but after the japanese believed they had been marked too harshly on the pommel horse, they appealed to judges for a re-mark. then came the revelation that there had been an error.