The Deaflympics, held between 26 July and 4 August this summer, had that concern. Do deaf people have a disadvantage in events like running? And if deaf people have a disadvantage, couldn’t someone fake deafness to win a medal, the same way a guy could claim to be a girl inside and compete in a women’s event?
What about cochlear implants? Are those cheating?
According to Science 2.0, they posted an article that questioned the concept of deafness doping at the Deaflympics:
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