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You know, I don't like you Clara Hughes

The majority of medals won by Canadians at these Olympics have been won by women.

http://www.montrealgazette.com/sports/2010wintergames/Women%20owning%20podium%20Canada/2616658/story.html

Speedskater Clara Hughes says that

"I hate to say this as a female, but there is a lot more depth in men's sport,'' she said. "It takes a lot more resources to be able to develop men. In my sport, speedskating and also in cycling, when you get a top-10 result as a male, it's something out of this world coming from North America.''

Well, Clara Huges -- It's harder for men, because men have been given more resources to begin with (and have been encouraged much more).  Therefore they have much more competition.

So Canadian women are beating the snot out of Canadian men in medal count, because they are (relative to other countries) given lots of resources...and then get to compete against women who have never been given anything like what men have gotten.  If you compare Canadian men with, say, Indian men then it's going to be the same thing.

This makes sense!  But the "poor menz, it's so much harder for teh menz!" way this is framed is amazingly obnoxious.

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