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    As if I need a slavish germanophile like yourself...

    As if I need a slavish germanophile like yourself telling me what part of Germany Richter and Helten were from. Stop making a performing monkey of yourself ; all of Germany must be clapping for...
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    As if I need a slavish germanophile like yourself...

    As if I need a slavish germanophile like yourself telling me what part of Germany Richter and Helten were from. Stop making a performing monkey of yourself ; all of Germany must be clapping for...
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    If my parents hadn't refused [repeatedly] to...

    If my parents hadn't refused [repeatedly] to allow me to be accelerated, and if I hadn't gone through the silly 13 grades in Ontario, and if I hadn't become so bored with school by 7th grade that I'd...
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    Archie Bunker wouldn't disagree.

    Some would argue it's Archie Hahn, who won the 100m in 1904 and 1906.[/quote]

    Archie Bunker wouldn't disagree.
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    Wyomia Tyus was the first Olympic sprinter, male...

    Wyomia Tyus was the first Olympic sprinter, male or female, to retain an Olympic title. Carl Lewis became the second, after Ben was dq'd, and Gail Devers became the second woman to do it in Atlanta....
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    Nice disco spin yourself Rob. So now historical...

    Nice disco spin yourself Rob. So now historical fact is mere (read:unfounded) accusation? Still reflexively and unapologetically the apologist for Stecher I see? That woman has no conscience...
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    There's a bad pun in there about Marion,...

    My sun first rose with Wilma Rudolph, it then blazed with Evelyn Ashford, I then thought Marion was my nova, but it turned out she was a shooting star that burned out, but now I am illuminated by...
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    There's another question in the quibbling - What...

    There's another question in the quibbling - What the hell can you buy with $600? Would there be a thread if he'd had an uncashed cheque for $10.00? $60.00 ?
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    I have no idea what you're not talking about. ...

    I have no idea what you're not talking about. btw I grew up in Kitchener-Waterloo where they have the world's second biggest Oktoberfest [like anyone cares, except it is a lot of fun to partake when...
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    Bill Maher and Yasser Arafat rank down there...

    Bill Maher and Yasser Arafat rank down there somewhere, along with this former Scandinavian female sprinter [young people considering doping beware] :

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    Thank you Vault-E! Those pics were definitely a...

    Thank you Vault-E! Those pics were definitely a few vaulteasers.....I recall reading Track and Field News' Olympic edition 1976 in which it was stated that Boyle finished fastest of all.

    At least...
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    That IS a scary thought, Aunty M..... ...

    That IS a scary thought, Aunty M.....

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    Thanks for pointing that out. I sure wish we...

    Thanks for pointing that out. I sure wish we could see reaction times in the sprints from that era, plus 100 splits in the 200s. Raelene was trailing Stecher by how much coming off the bend in...
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    Oh yes, the United States has failed miserably...

    Oh yes, the United States has failed miserably for never producing a single Raelene Boyle, while manufacturing a zillion porn stars with amazing legs.

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    Much talk of Boyle's exploits in 1972 on this...

    Much talk of Boyle's exploits in 1972 on this thread, and Germans, Ossie and Western [1976]. McLellan finally took the Aussie record under the winning 12.59 from Munich 1972, achieved by East German...
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    I agree, 21.7 is a far stretch. But she said...

    I agree, 21.7 is a far stretch. But she said herself she had trained exclusively for the 200, and 100 champion Richter said the Germans considered her the favorite for the 200. Her 11.23 in the...
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    I've already exceeded my daily quota of pics on...

    I've already exceeded my daily quota of pics on here, otherwise I'd be coughing up something ........rude..??

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    Only 3 Aussie women have run faster than Boyle...

    Only 3 Aussie women have run faster than Boyle since Raelene's 22.45 in Munich 1972. They were Cathy Freeman, 22.25 in the Victoria '94 Commonwealth Games, Melinda Gainsford-Taylor, 22.23 in...
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    Actually she was 21 in Munich when that time got...

    Actually she was 21 in Munich when that time got her a silver. Of course we all know her 22.45 200 silver, a sliver of a 0.05 behind the East German Stecher, would have been a world record if she...
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    Eldrick, this isn't one of your better days. ...

    Eldrick, this isn't one of your better days. Those American girls aren't as feminine as Iris Davis, Wyomia Tyus and Barbara Ferrell. No comment on the other black women you've brought up.
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  22. I've heard rumour of its use more recently than...

    Are you kidding? It was the PED of choice just a few years ago!

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    I've heard rumour of its use more recently than 1904. A lot more recently, in fact, or should I say, rumour?

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    Re: Australia giving up on the sprints?

    They don't all swagger like Shirvo, now do they?

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    200/400? I still consider Michael Johnson a...

    200/400? I still consider Michael Johnson a former sprinter. Before him, there was Marita Koch.....
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