Recently in the pages of armpower.net we wrote about the problems of armwrestling, which has athletes increasingly faced. ()
More and more claims about the refereing and “microfouls” in particular appear. On the part of the viewer had a claim to some athletes who give a hand without a fight in order to save power. According to the audience, such "tricks" harming entertainment and deprive fans of beautiful fights.
Ukrainian lightweight Dmitry Beskorovainyi did not stay away from these important issues, and his opinion on these issues is very versatile, as Dmitry pulls for a long time:
"Of course, often microfouls do not affect the outcome of the match but play a negative role for the entertainment arm wrestling. But it’s not an easy task to assess microfoul and simple foul, and this decision depends on the competence of referees. And if in the rules of competition is written, that any separation of the elbow, or in other words the loss of elbow contact with pad, is a foul, it is necessary to comply with this condition perfectly. The use of any technical means (cameras, sensors, etc.), of course, are welcomed. Any Olympic sport uses cameras and a variety of technical means, and even if an athlete set a record, for example, in the long jump with a spade line, the result would not be counted.