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  1. Thread: Death Quiz

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    I'll put that on my bucket list.

    I'll put that on my bucket list.
  2. Thread: Lone Pine

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    You have the correct initials and the right first...

    You have the correct initials and the right first name, norunner. The last name is the same as a pretty good Southern California high school (Irvine) girl miler who went to the University of...
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    Track and Field News has a great tour to the...

    Track and Field News has a great tour to the meet. They'll get the tickets for you.
  4. Thread: Lone Pine

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    Good for you, dukehjsteve. That road goes...

    Good for you, dukehjsteve. That road goes through some of California's most beautiful parts.

    If you rearrange those three numbers from the California highway, you can get a 100 meter time which...
  5. Thread: Lone Pine

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    Lone Pine

    Happy birthday today (Monday) to an Olympic champion who was born on a Monday some 124 years ago this day.

    This athlete was born on the 15th and died on the 15th (June) at the age of 74.

    Only...
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    It's ok, we're not using the one false start rule...

    It's ok, we're not using the one false start rule here.
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    Very good norunner, it was Alvin Kraenzlein who...

    Very good norunner, it was Alvin Kraenzlein who was born 138 years ago yesterday (Friday). Kraenzlein won the 60 meter dash, 110 hurdles, 200 hurdles, and the long jump at the 1900 Paris Olympic...
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    This is an oldie. This athlete was born while...

    This is an oldie. This athlete was born while Ulysses S. Grant was still our president and died the year after Charles Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic.
    Here's a little hint: Our birthday person...
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    East Side High School

    Happy birthday today (Friday) to an Olympic champion with four gold medals from the same Games. That doesn't happened too often.

    Our birthday athlete was 24 years old when winning these four...
  10. Thread: Valentine

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    Happy birthday today to Maksim Tarasov and...

    Happy birthday today to Maksim Tarasov and congratulations, Cooter Brown. Tarasosv, of course, won the pole vault at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics (22 years ago).
  11. Thread: Valentine

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    Valentine

    Happy birthday today (Tuesday) to an Olympic champion who also owns an Olympic bronze medal. This birthday person is 44 years old on this first Tuesday of December.

    Our birthday athlete won a...
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    I was thinking of a Swede.

    I was thinking of a Swede.
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    I don't recall any Americans giving that salute...

    I don't recall any Americans giving that salute at the Olympics. That doesn't mean it didn't happen and it could be in another sport.
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    Would this athlete have placed fourth in the...

    Would this athlete have placed fourth in the Olympic Games a few years after running under 54?
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    All-Time NCAA Results

    Thank you very much for the NCAA results (1982-2014). I love it. I noticed the women's results from 2014 are not included. Will they be added later?
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    What happened to Joe Rosa? Stanford men did...

    What happened to Joe Rosa? Stanford men did very well. Who knows how much better had Joe been in the top ten?
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    Avery looked very smooth and very strong the...

    Avery looked very smooth and very strong the whole way. Congratulations to Kate and to the Michigan State women.
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    Nothing to do with his running?

    Nothing to do with his running?
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    Luigi Beccali it was, Per Andersen. Nice job. ...

    Luigi Beccali it was, Per Andersen. Nice job. Of course you know that Beccali ran the 1,500 in three Olympic Games (1928, 1932, and 1936) and won the gold in Los Angeles and the bronze in Berlin. ...
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    Yes, Lord and not David.

    Yes, Lord and not David.
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    You're right, Pego. It is pretty surprising. A...

    You're right, Pego. It is pretty surprising. A gold medal winner from the first Olympics in which our birthday athlete competed, shares the same initials with our birthday person. Both men won...
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    Thursday Medals

    Happy birthday today (Wednesday) to an Olympic champion who also took an Olympic bronze medal.

    Our birthday athlete won the gold medal in the second of three Olympic Games.

    Only 20 years old in...
  23. That's true.

    That's true.
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    I don't think I've ever heard that story. I...

    I don't think I've ever heard that story. I can't imagine that the IOC would let them switch lanes, but in 1928 it might have happened.
  25. The world record at the time of the Mexico City...

    The world record at the time of the Mexico City Olympic Games was 3:33.1 by Ryun. Keino's race in Mexico was fantastic and he did what he had to to beat Ryun. Had the race been run closer to sea...
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