I guess they knew sumpin
Because bowling balls are restricted contraband on airlines and most avid bowlers will not use rental balls.
Right now we simply count total medals. A gold should be worth more than a silver, a silver worth more than a bronze. And the medals should be weighted by the event as well. Skiing should be worth more than luge, curling should be worth more than figure skating, bobsled should be worth more than biathlon, etc, etc. That's the way it should be, PERIOD. NO ARGUMENT.
All the money has now been recovered and he has shown true remorse. Let's give the guy a chance to redeem himself. He is penniless and imprisoned and has lost a son and a wife. Enough is enough.