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    She will probably be getting faster, but 1.5s...

    She will probably be getting faster, but 1.5s improvement in a few weeks would be shocking.
  2. You can't. Only the mods can do that.

    You can't. Only the mods can do that.
  3. Andrejczyk's level of consistency is probably no...

    Andrejczyk's level of consistency is probably no worse than it was in 2016. Not saying that means she can do as well in Doha as she did in Rio, but you can't rule it out completely. But I'm hopeful...
  4. I guess it is more likely, as in 0.0001% vs...

    I guess it is more likely, as in 0.0001% vs 0.00001%
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    Except that the athletes will still have to cope...

    Except that the athletes will still have to cope with the heat outside the stadium. I suppose the warmup track doesn't have AC.
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    I don't believe the Doha stadium is completely...

    I don't believe the Doha stadium is completely enclosed.
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    On paper it isn't. In the 200/800, the sum of...

    On paper it isn't. In the 200/800, the sum of KJT's PBs scores 2099 to 1832 for Nafi, but in the SP/JT, it's 1929 for Nafi vs. 1460 for KJT. Thiam gains 200 points more in the throws than she loses...
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    That sounds more like bulimia than anorexia.

    That sounds more like bulimia than anorexia.
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    Even longer than that. One German poster here...

    Even longer than that. One German poster here wrote he's been following her development for something like 6 years. I first took notice at the 2016 World U20s, and if anything, I think she was even...
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    How long before we get beach T&F in the Olympics?

    How long before we get beach T&F in the Olympics?
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    The article is placed behind a paywall. So was...

    The article is placed behind a paywall. So was she anorexic for years, or was it just a season or two?
  12. W400 is arguably even more interesting than the...

    W400 is arguably even more interesting than the men's version, with the top 3 fairly evenly matched and running at a level not seen in ages. Plus the top contenders all coming from different parts of...
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    The key phrase being "for a while". Granted, I...

    The key phrase being "for a while". Granted, I haven't read any scientific studies on the topic, but it stands to reason being undernourished will affect your performance in the long run.
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    Just like some people said here, she's been at...

    Just like some people said here, she's been at least this skinny ever since she emerged, but she's still made great progress during that time. You wouldn't expect someone with a serious eating...
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    Birmingham DL mJT 5 Marcin Krukowski 81.02...

    Birmingham DL
    mJT
    5 Marcin Krukowski 81.02 (qualifies for DL final)
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    The conditions were not great, which from a mark...

    The conditions were not great, which from a mark snob's perspective made the meet look worse than it really was.
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    Thiam wins and qualifies for the DL final. Since...

    Thiam wins and qualifies for the DL final. Since wLJ is taking place in Brussels, I suppose she's going to be there.
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    In fact she's already improved it by 19...

    In fact she's already improved it by 19 centimeters today!
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    And now 6.86, regaining the lead from Spanovic!!!...

    And now 6.86, regaining the lead from Spanovic!!! KJT not doing too badly, either, with 6.74 so far.
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    6.74 NR for Nafi Thiam, and she's currently in...

    6.74 NR for Nafi Thiam, and she's currently in the lead in wLJ!
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    Szelest Memorial, Warsaw mSP 1 Konrad...

    Szelest Memorial, Warsaw
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    1 Konrad Bukowiecki 21.33
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    1 Piotr Małachowski 64.79
    2 Robert Urbanek 64.29
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    1 Maria Andrejczyk 59.56
    mLJ
    1 Tomasz Jaszczuk 7.91
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    On the contrary, it's much harder to get any...

    On the contrary, it's much harder to get any spectators on a course like that (never mind paying ones), since they're generally some distance away from cities, as opposed to regular commercial races,...
  23. Thread: Doha WRs

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    One is due to arrive in the UAE some time soon,...

    One is due to arrive in the UAE some time soon, so why not Qatar?
    https://www.euronews.com/2019/07/05/will-an-emirati-businessman-succeed-in-towing-an-iceberg-to-the-uae
  24. Thread: Doha WRs

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    Like you noticed yourself, 400H WRs have...

    Like you noticed yourself, 400H WRs have historically mostly been set in a championship setting (sometimes with tougher schedules than we have today). And an athlete who's ready to break the record...
  25. Thread: Doha WRs

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    Not sure it's more likely, but I believe the...

    Not sure it's more likely, but I believe the chances are pretty good. The two 400Hs look like the best WR chances to me by a long way.
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