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Metric in Sports

Measurements are essential to ensuring fairness in sports. SI measurements are used on everything from keeping accurate event times, the correct pressure of sports balls, and measuring competition distances. Learn how measurement plays a big part in providing a level playing field for all athletes.

Learn how measurements impact sports and Olympic events by downloading these 2008 World Metrology Day resources [PDF]:


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