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Why wouldnt they nominate her?
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I think the NOC has additional requirements. Should have been top56 at the deadline, but she wasn't.

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I don't understand why national committees set addittional requirements

Money issue?

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Poor Rus!
In my opinion NOC NSF has stupid rules.
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Well now... that's not nice.
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I don't get why the national committees don't support the players of their own country more when it comes to the OG.
It looks stupid. What's the point of additional requirements?
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This is Sofia Arvidsson all over again. Such a shame.

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I don't understand why national committees set addittional requirements

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I don't get why the national committees don't support the players of their own country more when it comes to the OG.
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This is Sofia Arvidsson all over again. Such a shame.
All of this!

I agree, this is
So stupid to come up with extra rules. A player qualifies or not (and in Aran's case as a 1st ALT) Same for Sofia's case
A country should be proud of their athletes.

Guess they think she is no fave to win a medal. Which obviously is true, but just going there is such a big moment/chance for the athletes. National commitees are probably a bunch of men in suits who didn't have the talent to become a pro athlete or never play/played sports in their life and now just making up rules in their office

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Wow, that's stupid.

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All of this!

I agree, this is
So stupid to come up with extra rules. A player qualifies or not (and in Aran's case as a 1st ALT) Same for Sofia's case
A country should be proud of their athletes.

Guess they think she is no fave to win a medal. Which obviously is true, but just going there is such a big moment/chance for the athletes. National commitees are probably a bunch of men in suits who didn't have the talent to become a pro athlete or never play/played sports in their life and now just making up rules in their office
And to tell you the truth, I think she has a chance for a 3rd Round or QF with a good draw

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I never got that 'only send them when they can win gold'-rule anyway.. Just give her the !@#$%^&!#$ opportunity and who knows where she might end up
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They just saving money. That's why Sofia will watch OG on TV. I have a lot to say about this laughable issues with money spent on sports but it neither changes anything nor gives a relief. "People are strange."

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They just saving money. That's why Sofia will watch OG on TV. I have a lot to say about this laughable issues with money spent on sports but it neither changes anything nor gives a relief. "People are strange."
Sofia will be taking part in the OG after all

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^ Never heard about it

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