Tuesday, August 19, 2008

A Dentist Weighs In on Olympic Age Controversy

The Chinese might consider it sour grapes; but many Americans remain upset that the Olympics' host nation beat the U.S. for the gold medal in women's team gymnastics--especially with some of the opponents appearing to be under the required age of 16.

"I'm concerned about the safety of these little girls," says Dr. Sandra Swing, a Colorado Springs dentist. "I'm not as concerned about who's got the gold or silver, but about the ethics and principle of the whole thing." Dr. Swing sent an E-mail message to NEWSCHANNEL 13 Friday, expressing her concern.

Watch the video on the Chinese Age Controversy

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