23E- Sport Science Shorts: Color Blindness in Athletes & Fans

Are athletes with color vision deficiencies less likely to make it to the elite levels of sport? If they do get there, will their color blindness effect their performance or determine which position they play?
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Colour blind cricketers and snowballs
Abnormal colour vision is a handicap to playing cricket but not an insurmountable one
One of Australia’s greatest cricketers was a protanope: a genetic detective story solved with the help of Schmidt’s sign

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