300?

A new Olympic development program is set to transform the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra in to a breeding ground for young gymnasts.

I don’t really know what’s going on here.  According to the article, Australia has 300 athletes they are grooming for 2020.  I don’t think they’re going to do very well with that.  At least not any better than what they’ve done so far.  That is a miniscule talent pool, I don’t care if these kids are selected for talent and body type.  Twelve years is an awful long time.  Plenty of time for 300 kids to be whittled away to almost nothing.

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