In Olympic trials, tight races are decided by a photo finish. But on Saturday, June 23, runners Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh defeated the cameras to tie for third place in the Women’s 100 Meter Dash, calling the finish-line system into question. Is the technology used to judge Olympic competitions fast and precise enough to rank the top performers?

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    In Olympic trials, tight races are decided by a photo finish. But on Saturday, June 23, runners Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh defeated the cameras to tie for third place in the Women’s 100 Meter Dash, calling the finish-line system into question.
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