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    Powell, this is the third meet in a row Jaszczuk...

    Powell, this is the third meet in a row Jaszczuk has jumped 8.00 meters or farther. Looks like he might be ready to break 8.20 soon.
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    There is a 60% chance of rain tomorrow in...

    There is a 60% chance of rain tomorrow in Goteborg. Shall we start a new thread called "Wet Runway Jumping"?
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    Curious to know if Hoppel is still with his...

    Curious to know if Hoppel is still with his college coach, or did he switch coaches once he turned pro.
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    Everything you say is true. But the season is...

    Everything you say is true. But the season is more of a challenge for NCAA athletes going into October because of so many physical and mental factors that come into play. Many athletes are venturing...
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    It really depends on the individual. The long...

    It really depends on the individual. The long NCAA season worked for Clayton Murphy in 2016. After more than 30 races under his belt in 2016, Murphy was able to run 1:42.93 in the Olympic Final to...
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    World Championships Formchart Discussion

    Latest T&F News World Championships Formchart lists Getaneh Tamire (Ethiopia) and Marius Kipserem (Kenya) as medal winners in the men's marathon. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't believe Tamire...
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    Excellent throwing by Kara Winger. If she can...

    Excellent throwing by Kara Winger. If she can repeat that performance in Doha, Winger could walk away with a medal. In most world championship meets, that 65 meter mark is good for a medal.
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    Excellent list. But no way Malyshik makes my top...

    Excellent list. But no way Malyshik makes my top 7 until she proves she can consistently compete well under pressure in Championship Meets!
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    Sally Pearson retired today: "I am here to let...

    Sally Pearson retired today: "I am here to let you all know that I have decided to retire from my sport of athletics. It has been a long 16 years, but also a fun and exciting 16 years. My body has...
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    I put Vashti Cunningham in a group of 7 people...

    I put Vashti Cunningham in a group of 7 people that will be battling for silver and bronze. There are some excellent young European jumpers that will energize the women's high jump event in the near...
  11. Thread: USATF Formchart

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    Congratulations, Retread! We hope to see you in the Atstat contest for Doha! I made the huge...
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    Men 100- Coleman Rodgers Gillespie 200-...

    Men

    100- Coleman Rodgers Gillespie
    200- Lyles Coleman Young
    400- Norman Kerley Montgomery
    800- Murphy Brazier Hoppel
    1500- Centrowitz Engels Gregorek
    3kSch- Bor Kebenei Bayer
    5K- ...
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    Track and field commentary on TV is very...

    Track and field commentary on TV is very difficult to do the right way. You need a very good producer and production staff to put on a successful telecast. I think the Brits do a fantastic job of...
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    Interesting stat. Could be a combination of...

    Interesting stat. Could be a combination of injuries and people trying to peak for the Doha WC in early October.
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    The schedule at the WC in Doha looks favorable...

    The schedule at the WC in Doha looks favorable for a HJ / Hep double for Thiam.

    Sept. 27 - High Jump Qualifying
    Sept. 30 - High Jump Final
    Oct. 2 - Heptathlon 1st Day
    Oct. 3 - Heptathlon...
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    Agreed! Schippers also ran into a slight headwind...

    Agreed! Schippers also ran into a slight headwind (-0.7) in Oslo. I will be more interested to see how the head to head matchups in the women's 200 go in August and early September. Right now, it's...
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    I think the European record of 47.37 is well...

    I think the European record of 47.37 is well within range for Warholm this season. I'm impressed with his early season time of 47.85 at Stockholm. The conditions were quite bad, and the tight turns...
  18. Of course this is not track and field. It is...

    Of course this is not track and field. It is "Almost Anything Goes", with your host Charlie Jones.
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    I think NBC overreacted when they fired Dick Bank...

    I think NBC overreacted when they fired Dick Bank after his “Look at Mills” call. It was obvious that lead announcer, Bud Palmer, didn’t see Mills, and he wasn’t going to get a call until after he...
  20. Thread: Swiety

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    I used to coach a Polish athlete named Lopaciuch...

    I used to coach a Polish athlete named Lopaciuch (Woo-pah-choo). Most people didn’t come close to pronouncing it right. Dwight Stones and Tom Feuer did get it right because they did their homework.
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    Bingo!!!!

    Bingo!!!!
  22. Not sure that I agree with that! It is very easy...

    Not sure that I agree with that! It is very easy to celebrate without a flag! I would have taken a lap around the stadium if I finished in the top 3.
  23. I was too adventurous as well. I was the only...

    I was too adventurous as well. I was the only person to pick Minenko to win the women’s TJ. And I also had Torneus winning the LJ.
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    Thank you, Davidokun, for another great job with...

    Thank you, Davidokun, for another great job with the multi events. I look forward to your expert analysis every time there is a major competition.
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    I disagree. When your job is announcing international competitions on TV, you are expected to get names, places, and times correct. There is no excuse to get a name like Swiety wrong. She has been on...
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