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    07-18-2017, 07:56 PM
    How many rounds do the athletes have and over what time frame? Then there are weather conditions because some events get much harder in the rain and...
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    07-18-2017, 02:58 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Padua in Current Events
    I think that she has not been going higher than 2.00 lately because she often is upping the bar into what is the stratosphere for everyone else.
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    07-17-2017, 11:15 PM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Allyson Felix in Current Events
    Gab, if you think that I was saying that she could have won the 200 at the Trials if she wanted to then you misunderstand what I am saying. What I...
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    07-17-2017, 03:36 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Rabat DL in Current Events
    On the men's side the 400 OG winner and the 800 winner repeatedly ran in the same race. In fact, every time Juantorena ran the winner of both races...
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    07-17-2017, 12:51 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Padua in Current Events
    And worth 3:54.11 for the mile.
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    07-17-2017, 12:46 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Allyson Felix in Current Events
    Many runners do races that are not necessarily best for their development for the season to make money. Felix does not need to do that and it is...
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    07-16-2017, 11:22 PM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Rabat DL in Current Events
    Miller-Uibo is not the WL in the 400, Felix is.
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    07-16-2017, 02:03 PM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Rabat DL in Current Events
    When Gatlin was first coming back he did not get into any of the big meets and his times were ok but not good. Then he got in to the bigger venues...
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    07-16-2017, 04:44 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Lignano m400 in Current Events
    Yes, but not all splits we see are T&FN splits. It is those non-certified splits that people have in mind when they say that they are unreliable. ...
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    07-16-2017, 12:13 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Lignano m400 in Current Events
    #2 is wrong. Most runners increase the distance by not running the perfect tanget to the curve, which is how the 400m distance is measured. In...
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    07-15-2017, 08:56 PM
    I wonder if 43 might not get on the podium even without Kirani. I would bet against two individual medals, even though the 200 field has been...
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    07-15-2017, 08:52 PM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Rabat DL in Current Events
    How fast is the track and what are the expected conditions?
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    07-15-2017, 08:51 PM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Allyson Felix in Current Events
    She does not need to race much - she does not need to establish a reputation by winning DL races etc and does not need the money. She just ran a...
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    07-15-2017, 05:59 AM
    Given how the winds were moving around, I would not be surprised if he had some favorable wind in the first part of the race (basically, a cross wind...
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    07-15-2017, 05:54 AM
    Don't let a few facts get in your way. The company did not even begin to use Nike until about 1971, and they sold the Japanese brand Tiger...
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    07-15-2017, 04:58 AM
    Are you aware of how he came to the US? He had never run a competitive race, I think, and came on an academic program where he had scored very high....
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    07-15-2017, 04:52 AM
    I just watch the video from a meet in early June where he had a biggish lead at 350m and then he completely fell apart and ran 46.2 or something like...
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    07-14-2017, 06:30 AM
    And they have damn good long jumpers at the senior level.
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    07-14-2017, 06:29 AM
    Add the JT to those other throws, and the HT is very likely to have the quality winner that we thought that we would see in Rio. Not a single...
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    07-14-2017, 06:20 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Allyson Felix in Current Events
    I not only agree with this, it is said at least as well but probably better than I would have articulated it.
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    07-13-2017, 03:38 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Aussie Results 2017 in Current Events
    Apparently McDonald is going for a WC qualifier at the Heusden-Zolder meet in ten days. I think that Ben True ran 13:06 there last year and it was...
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    07-13-2017, 03:30 AM
    Apparently the Army (armed forces) are in the process of tightening the links to citizenship (why am I not surprised).
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    07-13-2017, 03:28 AM
    Yes, one of the few three-time major doping offense athletes, at least where later offenses where found before the next one each time.
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    07-13-2017, 03:19 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Allyson Felix in Current Events
    Last year she was injured and not too strong for the Trials, but she also had to peak for them, so her Trials races were at as high a level as she...
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    07-12-2017, 08:24 PM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Aussie Results 2017 in Current Events
    A PR 13:19.98 from Stewart McSweyn ahead of Colin in 13:28 (all in the last lap). To be clear, McSweyn crushed the last lap; he had been on CB's...
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    07-12-2017, 07:14 PM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Allyson Felix in Current Events
    It is not obvious in the context of the US where it is not particularly true for the majority of athletes. As for the odd notion that it is made...
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    07-12-2017, 06:46 AM
    It probably cost less to get Bolt with a reduced field than to get one with the likes of Coleman in it because Bolt would likely have said either pay...
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    07-12-2017, 06:28 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Allyson Felix in Current Events
    His statement said it all; you came back with the both obvious and not so correct response. Specifically, his comment was highlighting that she had...
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    07-12-2017, 05:16 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Allyson Felix in Current Events
    Not so great at nuance; that statement implies not having to peak earlier, unlike most of her countrymen and women.
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    07-12-2017, 05:14 AM
    Yes, previous meets he has been doing 88 and 89. Having four heaves over 90 and now the number 2 all-time status (taken from his compatriot after...
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