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  1. Thread: Eliza McCarney

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    McCarthy vs McCartney isn't even a question of...

    McCarthy vs McCartney isn't even a question of spelling, they're two wholly different names. You could just as well start throwing the book at people for pointing out Seyni is from Niger, not Nigeria.
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    They won't, but the fact they're listed for both...

    They won't, but the fact they're listed for both events blocks the possible entries for other athletes. With the current rules predetermining the number of athletes, there should really be a...
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    It's not that big a deal when it comes to oil...

    It's not that big a deal when it comes to oil supplies. But what about peace in the Middle East?
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    Technically true, but wouldn't they need to be...

    Technically true, but wouldn't they need to be entered by the Russian federation anyway? Or do neutral athletes compete as individuals, and therefore need to enter themselves?
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    But wouldn't the IAAF have already accepted...

    But wouldn't the IAAF have already accepted invites on the premise that there will be only one Kenyan entrant?
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    But the nominating period is now over. If that's...

    But the nominating period is now over. If that's the status as of today, they will be left with just one entrant.
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    ATFS Annuals annotates the results for at least...

    ATFS Annuals annotates the results for at least some locations, indicating the actual stadium where a result was achieved, eg. London (OS) vs London (CP).
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    I don't have actual data. But I don't think that...

    I don't have actual data. But I don't think that many countries send any government people to the WC (as opposed to, say, the federation chair who serves as the team manager).
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    I doubt "most nations" are sending government...

    I doubt "most nations" are sending government delegations as large as the team itself.
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    It was not the final. WC also count towards the...

    It was not the final. WC also count towards the Challenge (as well as the Combined Events Challenge).
  11. Not sure I would describe the Skolimowska...

    Not sure I would describe the Skolimowska Memorial as an obscure meet, even if the m400 didn't have a particularly strong field.
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    I don't think she is, she just decided to end her...

    I don't think she is, she just decided to end her season. Her main goal this year was the European U23s.
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    There might have been more depth inne the world...

    There might have been more depth inne the world list in 2017, but the good ones are more consistent at high level now. We had DL competitions this year where pretty much everyone was over 21, so it...
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    20.55 was the actual mark for 12th place. The...

    20.55 was the actual mark for 12th place. The auto Q was 20.75.
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    Shubenkov has been getting faster in recent weeks...

    Shubenkov has been getting faster in recent weeks and with the less than stellar level in his event, it's plausible he could make the podium.

    With people like Samba and Ibarguen maybe I haven't...
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    I didn't notice anything, but I might have missed...

    I didn't notice anything, but I might have missed it.

    In any case, it's not just that Lasitskene doesn't have quite as much spring (which could be explained by her being in heavy training), but...
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    Looking at the list of entrants and their SBs, I...

    Looking at the list of entrants and their SBs, I suspect it will be over 21. No. 12 on the list is 21.51, no. 16 is 21.18.

    20.90 may be what it will actually take to make the final.
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    She never intended to compete in Doha. There will...

    She never intended to compete in Doha. There will be no Polish marathon runners competing.
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    Levchenko looked great in Minsk. She may not have...

    Levchenko looked great in Minsk. She may not have the upside to threaten Lasitskene at her best yet, but the point is Lasitskene isn't looking her best at the moment. It could be a question of...
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    Team announced today at last:...

    Team announced today at last: https://pzla.pl/file/5275-reprezentacja-polski-na-17-iaaf-mistrzostwa-wiata.pdf
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    The WC squad was finally announced today. Here's...

    The WC squad was finally announced today. Here's the list (with SBs)
    Men
    800 Adam Kszczot (1:44.61)
    1500 Marcin Lewandowski (3:31.95)
    3000SC Krystian Zalewski (8:28.99)
    110H Damian Czykier...
  22. In Poland we got that at OG, but not at WC, at...

    In Poland we got that at OG, but not at WC, at least not in past editions until now.
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    The US athletes, with a few exceptions (like Tori...

    The US athletes, with a few exceptions (like Tori Bowie) were not able to sandbag, since they had to peak at least to some extent to make the team.
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    IIRC, they said the maximum difference they can...

    IIRC, they said the maximum difference they can achieve is 10 degrees C between the stadium and the outside.
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    I'd say after the last few competitions...

    I'd say after the last few competitions Bukowiecki looks quite likely to make the podium.
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