Olympic qualification

Olympic Quotas Revisited

For anyone who thinks that the U.S. got a raw deal with the introduction of a new Olympic quota system, you’re right. According to FIS Cross-Country Race Director Jürg Capol, just two nations had their quotas significantly affected by the switch-the U.S. and Kazakhstan. For the rest, he wrote in an e-mail, their quotas are more or less the same as they would have been under the Torino guidelines from 2006. Those numbers should rise...