Photo: China's Olympic Pollution Efforts Paid Off, Expert Says



Canadian rowers train under hazy conditions in Beijing on August 7, 2008—a day before the opening ceremony for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.

Although air pollution in China's capital city is almost always worse than anywhere in the U.S., Chinese efforts to clean up the air before the Games have paid off, athletes and scientists say.

Photograph by Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press/Associated Press


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