The Winter Olympics: TV focussing only on men?
GenderNo · 12/02/2022 15:04
My husband has been watching the Winter Olympics. I've been dipping in and out of it.
I realised today that every time it's on, it focusses on male athletes? I watch an hour of it today (BBC 2), and there wasn't a single woman competing?
Am I missing something?
MrWhippyBloon · 19/02/2022 21:03
I've watched loads of the winter olympics and it's evenly split. At certain times you might get three mens events in a row because of the timings of those events but then the following day you'll get the three corresponding women's events in a row so it evens up.
nettie434 · 21/02/2022 06:35
Countries can now have one man and one woman as flag bearers. Eve Muirhead carried the flag in the opening ceremony along with Dave Ryding. At Tokyo, it was Hannah Mills and Mohamed Sbihi. However, it was just Laura Kenny at the closing ceremony so perhaps they are still only allowed one athlete at the closing ceremony?
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