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    Carol Lightfoot...

    Carol Lightfoot was a handy distance runner, finishing 5th in the 1982 Olso GP in 2:02.91 PB.

    So she was good, but not close to Lynsey's standard. Lynsey's sister, Carly, was also a Scottish...
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    On the standard forum layout, you can scroll all...

    On the standard forum layout, you can scroll all the way to the bottom and there will be a drop down box on the left hand side with "--Synapse-Fixed" selected. This is the name for the standard...
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    He obviously keeps his youth by drinking the...

    He obviously keeps his youth by drinking the blood of young spam posters. They don't last long, do they?
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    Photo of stadium from gh's era....

    Photo of stadium from gh's era.
  5. Thread: 1:59...

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    Yep, like Mike Boit running the first sub-3:30...

    Yep, like Mike Boit running the first sub-3:30 mile in Auckland.
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    Day10 (Final) update Finals WLJ 7.30 M1500...

    Day10 (Final) update

    Finals
    WLJ 7.30
    M1500 3:29.26
    MJT 86.89
    M10000 26:48.36
    W100H 12.34
    W4x400 3:18.92
    M4x400 2:56.69
  7. It would be nice to have it readily available but...

    It would be nice to have it readily available but biomechanics data is available here (account required):
    ...
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    Day9 update. Finals MSP 22.91 WTJ 15.37...

    Day9 update.

    Finals
    MSP 22.91
    WTJ 15.37
    W1500 3:51.95
    W5000 14:26.72
    W4x100 41.44
    M4x100 37.10
    MMar 2:10:40
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    No need to worry about that, given there were no...

    No need to worry about that, given there were no rules stated. I'll slice and dice the results, so everybody can take their preferred view of the results.
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    Day8 update. Finals MHJ 2.37 WDT 69.17...

    Day8 update.

    Finals
    MHJ 2.37
    WDT 69.17
    W400H 52.16
    M3kSt 8:01.35
    M400 43.48
    M20kW 1:26:34
  11. If you are interested in the rarefied air of...

    If you are interested in the rarefied air of sub-49.50s:

    CompetitionSub49.50ScoreTotMeanTime
    Atlanta (USA)|1996.7.29|4501548.82
    Helsinki (FIN)|1983.8.10|3378948.59
    Doha...
  12. If you want to go beyond medal positions, heres a...

    If you want to go beyond medal positions, heres a look at races with the most sub-50s times:

    CompetitionSub50ScoreTotMeanTime
    Atlanta (USA)|1996.7.29|6745449.10
    Doha (QAT)|2019.10.3|f15622349.04...
  13. Top 400m races based on IAAF scores for the...

    Top 400m races based on IAAF scores for the medallists. Source:IAAF

    CompetitionCompetitorMarkScoreScoreTot
    Helsinki (FIN)|1983.8.10|Jarmila KRATOCHVÍLOVÁ 47.991288
    Taťána KOCEMBOVÁ 48.591263...
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    Day7 update. Finals WSP 19.55 W400 48.14...

    Day7 update.

    Finals
    WSP 19.55
    W400 48.14
    WHEP 6981
    MDEC 8691

    Atticus extends his streak to 5 days straight being under 20 points from reality and third day straight in the lead.
  15. Klink? Yeah, even after copying her name from the...

    Klink? Yeah, even after copying her name from the results, I still managed to lose some of it during editing. That's a special sort of incompetence. Yay! I'm special!

    I did see the 49m(?) DT bomb...
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    Well he is in charge of McLeod's remote control.

    Well he is in charge of McLeod's remote control.
  17. It's not that he wasn't capable of it but I still...

    It's not that he wasn't capable of it but I still find the circumstances less than convincing. However, the series is in the list, so it appears.
  18. I noticed that there was only one junior athlete...

    I noticed that there was only one junior athlete in the entire field, Jorinde van Klink (NED), who was born 7 months before the Sydney Olympics.

    She came in with a PB of 61.33 set at the Dutch...
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    Day6 update. Only three finals squeezed into a...

    Day6 update.

    Only three finals squeezed into a busy combined event First day.

    Finals
    MHT - 80.50
    W200 - 21.88
    M110H - 13.10

    Atticus remains in 1st place, having maintained a score of less...
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    More seriously, here is an interview with his...

    More seriously, here is an interview with his strength coach, Jerome Simian, who focuses on fixing the weakest element.

    https://simplifaster.com/articles/building-elite-athletes-jerome-simian/
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    Well, he had a pretty good bench press....

    Well, he had a pretty good bench press.! :)
  22. Number of 22m throws in single competition...

    Number of 22m throws in single competition discussed here + additional stats.
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    Table for WC results. Excludes 2003 Kelli White...

    Table for WC results. Excludes 2003 Kelli White 22.05 first place with later DQ. Not sure if all drug bans are incorporated.

    RankYearDiffAthleteTime
    120070.53Allyson Felix21.81
    Veronica...
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    Day5 update. Finals MPV 5.97 WJT 66.56 M800...

    Day5 update.

    Finals
    MPV 5.97
    WJT 66.56
    M800 1:42.34
    M200 19.83

    Atticus hits the lead for the first time, with the top 3 from yesterday, all trading places.
  25. I think this depends on your philosophical...

    I think this depends on your philosophical position.

    You could take the view that joint higher placings override marks for place as they do in competition placings.

    Or you could legitimately...
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