That is the part that I don't understand about the "politics and bias" theories. The judges in the men's event were from Spain, Germany , Russia, Canada, USA, Japan, Sweden, Italy and France.
Originally Posted by Figure88
What possible motive would any of these judges (except Canada) have for inflating the scores of Patrick Chan?
Why would any of them want to cheat to insure that Chan makes the Grand Prix Final, rather than Oda (Japan), Rippon (USA), Fernandez (Spain), Preaubert (France), Gachinski (Russia), Berntsson (Sweden) or Bachini (Italy)?
Last edited by Mathman; 10-31-2010 at 01:31 PM.