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    Can I just say that there can't be anything more...

    Can I just say that there can't be anything more positively American than my image of lonewolf - as I picture him, never having met - in a Lincoln Continental Mark VI, listening to a country music...
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    You get some of the knowledgeable interaction (or...

    You get some of the knowledgeable interaction (or in my case, enthusiastic but less-than-knowledgeable interaction) by going to T&FN forum event threads.

    So you could say Track and Field News is...
  3. That's terrible news, multiple facial fractures...

    That's terrible news, multiple facial fractures sounds very severe. I wish him a speedy and complete recovery.
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    Thanks for the correction, as I thought the...

    Thanks for the correction, as I thought the Berlin promoters were pulling out all the stops getting good pacemaking for the home athletes (see Frerichs) :-)
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    Messing with time and distance for dramatic...

    Messing with time and distance for dramatic purposes was one of the main problems that I had with LoTR Two Towers movie adaptation. I have tried to rewatch the movies a few times and always end up...
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    Kendricks AoY?

    Kendricks AoY?
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    Having a 2017 4:01 runner (Cichocka) as the pacer...

    Having a 2017 4:01 runner (Cichocka) as the pacer for the third lap certainly helped!
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    A sub-49 in a championships, after running...

    A sub-49 in a championships, after running rounds? Doubtful. However I definitely believe Miller-Uibo can run a sub-49 in one of the main DL events next year, if she hits perfect form with perfect...
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    Agreed - thank you for reminding me!

    Agreed - thank you for reminding me!
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    - Bosse's decisive move from the back straight -...

    - Bosse's decisive move from the back straight
    - Karsten Warholm
    - Farah's 10000m, the most impressive race of his career, setting up...
    - Men's 5000m finish
    Last but not least, especially...
  11. Henriques form and speed was good until the end,...

    Henriques form and speed was good until the end, an extremely solid inaugural event winning performance and definitely worth the medal.

    In the future, there will obviously be many more women...
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    Bowie was still the right choice to anchor. Her...

    Bowie was still the right choice to anchor. Her top speed was fantastic.
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    If there was one American I wished to win these...

    If there was one American I wished to win these champs, it was Harrison. Oh well, you can't win if you hit the first four hurdles hard.
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    Grounds for USA protest!

    Grounds for USA protest!
  15. IAAF anthem will be played Perhaps Lasitskene...

    IAAF anthem will be played

    Perhaps Lasitskene will smile, although it seems she reserves that for 2.05+ clearances only ;-)

    Impressive PB improvement from Levchenko as well! She is only turning...
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    Well, I successfully jinxed another big...

    Well, I successfully jinxed another big performance by opening my big mouth and mentioning "9000" - sorry about that!
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    Sure. But by the same token, 21.81-21.98 is...

    Sure. But by the same token, 21.81-21.98 is representative of Felix ability, and 21.86-21.96 is representative of VCB ability. So she is in pretty good company.

    Additionally, form is not constant...
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    You are probably right and the voice of reason,...

    You are probably right and the voice of reason, but with the way Mayer is going, it sure is fun to start speculating. I was playing around with the ten7events forecast service and 5.40, 68.00 and...
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    The virtual lines were indeed quite good - in the...

    The virtual lines were indeed quite good - in the usual friendly estimation competition with my father, we were consistently within 1-5 cm of the measured mark, except for Klishina's first round jump...
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    What are the odds of Mayer reaching 9000 points?...

    What are the odds of Mayer reaching 9000 points? He could have the motivation to go all out in the 1500m if he is close.
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    Willis running smart as ever, but the legs aren't...

    Willis running smart as ever, but the legs aren't there.
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    I thought him a likely finalist, and after the...

    I thought him a likely finalist, and after the first round he was my tentative silver pick, so I was not *completely* wrong - even if I persisted with fantasy times for van Niekerk.

    So many of...
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    Bourrada is a tough guy, still clearly limping...

    Bourrada is a tough guy, still clearly limping but got 7.22 on the second jump
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    Deborah John took a very bad tumble. It looked...

    Deborah John took a very bad tumble. It looked like she fell before the hurdle(?), and did not get up.

    If BBC or someone gets news - hopefully good - of her condition, please do share.
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    Maybe that's why Warner looked pretty gassed...

    Maybe that's why Warner looked pretty gassed after the 100m. He does not look to be 100%.
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