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    One way to account for the transition period for...

    One way to account for the transition period for design/training/coaching is to simply exclude it from the analysis so you are looking at mature event years only for both old and new spec. Of course,...
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    One way to account for the transition period for...

    One way to account for the transition period for design/training/coaching is to simply exclude it from the analysis so you are looking at mature event years only for both old and new spec. Of course,...
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    I remember that there was some statistical work...

    I remember that there was some statistical work done after the changeover but I could not locate the article(s) online.

    Unfortunately, there is not a lot of readily available data to compare old...
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    Lauren Wells ran a 300m flat race in Canberra on...

    Lauren Wells ran a 300m flat race in Canberra on 18 August and set a new PB of 37.92, bettering her 38.20 on 14 January 2012 in Brisbane. This "race" was essentially a time trial as she won by 5 1/2...
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    Elliot's recollection of that event on the...

    Elliot's recollection of that event on the Australian Broadcasting Commission radio in 2001:




    Full interview transcript at: http://www.coolrunning.com.au/general/2001e003.shtml
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    With a name like that, he wouldn't even need a...

    With a name like that, he wouldn't even need a passport to get into the country.
  7. Thread: Larry Nassar

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    This seems to be his sporting profile as the only...

    This seems to be his sporting profile as the only "very well-known young athlete" named Phil Banning that matches the age range/location(Andover).

    But note that Power of 10 no longer seems to...
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    Who's yo mama? :) Betty Moore, WR 80mH...

    Who's yo mama? :)

    Betty Moore, WR 80mH
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    Well, Götzis regularly gets 5k, which is about...

    Well, Götzis regularly gets 5k, which is about the capacity of the stadium. I think Gaby Pieraccini's description of the atmosphere sounds like the sort of thing that PVP is talking about.

    While I...
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    I don't have time to look too deeply into the...

    I don't have time to look too deeply into the link between PV and combined events but here are a few quick and dirty numbers.

    MEN

    There are 54 countries in pela's alltime lists that have men...
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    To highlight mal's point, here are the number of...

    To highlight mal's point, here are the number of Australia athletes with an international career of 8 years or more by the decade in which they started. The sum of career lengths is also included.
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    Here is a chart of Pearson's senior hurdles...

    Here is a chart of Pearson's senior hurdles performances in finals from the age of 17.

    There are a total of 186 races with at least 6 finals in each year except for 2016, 2018 and 2019 which had...
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    I'm not surprised by this, especially after she...

    I'm not surprised by this, especially after she didn't run at Oceania to focus on her Euro campaign - and then had no Euro campaign.

    She (and Sharon) should be really proud of her achievements,...
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    I've been under the weather recently, so missed...

    I've been under the weather recently, so missed that AA had added a few more athletes to the selected list.

    MMAR: Julian Spence
    WMAR: Rochelle Rodgers, Melanie Panayiotou

    M20kmW: Rhydian...
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    I have no idea if that's ever happened. It's...

    I have no idea if that's ever happened. It's something I've never researched because I always assumed the only official score was the sum of best scores for each individual event.

    While TNF News...
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    According to people smarter than me: ...

    According to people smarter than me:


    Arithmetic or simple sum adds the magnitude, ignoring signs: -2 + 5 = 7
    Algebraic sum adds the magnitudes and signs: - 2 + 5 = 3
    Vector sum adds the...
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    Is that right? I've only ever seen "oh, by...

    Is that right?

    I've only ever seen "oh, by the way, here's best score with legal performance" listed separately in statistical lists.

    Has there ever been a case of a lower standard, wind...
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    Thanks for that information - I didn't look at...

    Thanks for that information - I didn't look at his profile only the all-time lists.

    It seems he's made the right choice:

    His 400m is worth 1206 IAAF points compared to,
    his 800m of 1:48.16...
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    Citation please! ****** As a pointless,...

    Citation please!

    ******

    As a pointless, datum anecdote, I am not one for avoiding pain in life, proven by my poor choice in women over the years...

    However, I was once automatically...
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    No video, but here is a previous post...

    No video, but here is a previous post with some details on time/place that might help you search for it.
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    Including the 2019 London DL, the UK has been 26...

    Including the 2019 London DL, the UK has been 26 times under 38.50, with half of those times run since 2007.

    The last 5 years to end of 2018 contains 5 of the 11 years with three or more...
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    And back up to 6.64 in the 4th round for 4th...

    And back up to 6.64 in the 4th round for 4th place. All her jumps in London were superior to Varberg.

    I would say she has still been focusing on training while in Europe but London might be the...
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    As Australia lost an ancient record in the W800,...

    As Australia lost an ancient record in the W800, so did Canada in the W1500 with Gabriela Debues-Stafford coming in 2nd with a NR of 4:00.26, trimming 1/100th off the 1985 record of Lyn Williams.
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    Not the highest standard event at this...

    Not the highest standard event at this competition but, in the M400, Jonathan Jones set his third Barbadian record this year with his 44.63 for second place.

    Prior to Jones' emergence this year,...
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    Of course we'll never know but I certainly recall...

    Of course we'll never know but I certainly recall a lot of lonely runs by Tamsyn with the rest hoping she'd pacemake them to fast times, which she usually did.

    As for OS races, if she was running...
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