How technology raises the bar in sports
The smallest of margins can make the difference between a podium finish and an empty-handed trudge back to the dorm. And science in sports can make a difference of 5% between gold and silver, say experts
Human endurance and will power would undoubtedly have played a major factor in determining the winners in every sport played at the Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro, which ended on 21 August. Nevertheless, the winners also bank on technology and science to give them the much-needed edge over competitors.