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    WIC Portland prediction contest
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    I propose a prediction contest for fun, old style.
    Anyone interested?

    pick the top 3 for each event at WIC in Portland

    Men
    60m
    400m
    800m
    1500m
    3000m
    60Hm
    PV
    HJ
    LJ
    TJ
    SP
    Heptathlon
    4x4

    Women
    60m
    400m
    800m
    1500m
    3000m
    60Hm
    PV
    HJ
    LJ
    TJ
    SP
    Pentathlon
    4x4

    POINTS
    for each athlete picked in the right place, you win:
    • 10 points for 1 place correctly predicted
    • 8 points for 2 place correctly predicted
    • 6 points for 3 place correctly predicted
    • for each athlete picked in a wrong position, you win:
    • picked for podium but he finishes in a different place on the podium, 3 points
    • picked for podium but he finishes 4 or 5, 1 point

    Extra points
    • bonus 1-2-3 correct order, 6 points

    Deadline is the time of which competition begins.
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    #2
    here my predictions

    Men
    60m Bracy - Bromell - Rodgers
    400m Maslak - Gordon - Taplin
    800m Berian - Aman - Balla
    1500m Iguider - Souleiman - Centrowitz
    3000m Choge - Gebremeskel - Hill
    60Hm Martinot lagard - Mc Leod - J. Eaton
    PV Lavillenie - Barber - Kendricks
    HJ Tamberi Barshim Fassinotti
    LJ Dendy - Wang - Huang
    TJ Dong Craddock Evora
    SP Nedow - Haratik - Roberts
    Heptathlon Eaton - Kasyanov - Brugger
    4x4 USA - TTO - BEL

    Women
    60m Schippers - Pierre - Ta lou
    400m Spencer - Hayes - Gordon
    800m Wilson - Sharp - Hering
    1500m Hassan - Seyaum - Martinez
    3000m G. Dibaba - Defar - Chepkwemoi
    60Hm Rolllins - Kendra Harrison - Ali
    PV Suhr - Morris - Stefanidi
    HJ Licwinko - Beitia - Cunningham
    LJ Wester - Proctor - Spanovic
    TJ Rojas - Gierish - Vaskouskaya
    SP Adams - Carter - Camarena
    Pentathlon Theisen Eaton - Mokhnyuk - Williams
    4x4 USA - JAM - POL
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    Don't have the will to do them all, but here's some hunches:

    Bromell wins
    Berian doesn't
    Centro does ('home field advantage')
    Schippers gets beat by 'an American'
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    Quote Originally Posted by Atticus View Post
    Don't have the will to do them all, but here's some hunches:

    Bromell wins
    Berian doesn't
    Centro does ('home field advantage')
    Schippers gets beat by 'an American'
    they look like more as prophecy
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    Quote Originally Posted by Atlantis2 View Post
    they look like more as prophecy
    Ha!
    "Be neither prophet nor poet. Be practical in all things and say the truth as best you know it."

    [bonus points to whoever knows the origin of that quote! Googling allowed!]
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    I'd go with gold medals only.

    Men
    60m Powell (I know this can be a hazardous move, but I think he can still be a force to be reckoned at 60)
    400m Maslak (has run 31.5 300 TT)
    800m Berian
    1500m Centrowitz
    3000m Don't know
    60Hm Martinot lagarde
    PV Lavillenie
    HJ Tamberi
    LJ Dendy
    TJ Dong
    SP Walsh
    Heptathlon Eaton
    4x4 TTO

    Women
    60m Schippers
    400m Spencer
    800m Wilson
    1500m Hassan
    3000m G. Dibaba
    60Hm Rolllins
    PV Suhr
    HJ Licwinko
    LJ Spanovic
    TJ Rojas
    SP Adams
    Pentathlon Theisen Eaton
    4x4 USA
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sasuke View Post
    60m Powell (I know this can be a hazardous move, but I think he can still be a force to be reckoned at 60)
    Not at all! He has no time to slow down in a 60. He SHOULD be a favorite.
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    #8
    Men
    60m Rodgers - Brommell - Powell
    400m Haroun - Taplin - Lendore
    800m Baala - Berian - Aman
    1500m Iguider - Centrowitz - Souleiman
    3000m Kejelcha - Ndiku - Choge
    60Hm McLeod - Bascou - Martinot L.
    PV Lavillenie - Barber - Kendricks
    HJ Tamberi - Barshim - Zhang
    LJ Dendy - Lapierre - Huang
    TJ Dong - Craddock - Compaoré
    SP Walsh - Roberts - Nedow
    Heptathlon Eaton - Kasyanov - Beach
    4x4 Trinidad&Tobago - USA - Bahamas

    Women
    60m Schippers - Pierre - Bowie
    400m Spencer - Hayes - McPherson
    800m Wilson - Sharp - Niyonsaba
    1500m Hassan - Sayaum - Tsegay
    3000m Dibaba - Defar - Rowbury
    60Hm Rollins - Harrison - Ali
    PV Suhr - Morris - Stefanidi
    HJ Cunningham - Beitia - Licwinko
    LJ Reese - Spanovic - Proctor
    TJ Rojas - Gierisch - Orji
    SP Adams - Carter - Marton
    Pentathlon Theisen E. - Mockhnyuk - Williams
    4x4 USA - Jamaica - Nigeria

    Ciao Eli, grazie!
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    Men
    60m - Powell, Collins, Rodgers
    400m - Maslak, Haroun, Taplin
    800m - Berian, Balla, Aman
    1500m - Centrowitz, Souleiman, Iguider
    3000m - Kejelcha, Choge, Ndiku
    60Hm - Martinot-Lagarde, McLeod, Eaton
    PV - Lavillenie, Barber, Filippidis
    HJ - Barshim, Tamberi, Zhang
    LJ - Dendy - Wang - Lapierre
    TJ - Dong, Compaore, Craddock
    SP - Walsh, Nedow, Stanek
    Heptathlon - Eaton, Kasyanov, Beach
    4x4 - USA, BAH, TTO

    Women
    60m - Schippers, Pierre, Ahye
    400m - Spencer, Adekoya, McPherson
    800m - Niyonsaba, Wilson, Akkaouki
    1500m - Hassan, Seyaum, Tsegay
    3000m - G. Dibaba, Defar - Saina
    60Hm - Rolllins, Harrison, Ali
    PV - Suhr, Morris, Stefanidi
    HJ - Licwinko, Beitia, Cunningham
    LJ - Spanovic, Reese, Wester
    TJ - Rojas, Gierisch, Costa
    SP - Adams, Carter, Borel
    Pentathlon - Theisen-Eaton, Fyodorova, Mokhnyuk
    4x4 USA, JAM, POL
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    Men
    60m - Rodgers, Dasaolu, Collins
    400m - Maslak, Gordon, Haroun
    800m - Aman, Balla, Berian
    1500m - Iguider, Centrowitz, Willis
    3000m - Choge, Gebremeskel, Ndiku
    60Hm - Martinot-Lagarde, Eaton, McLeod
    PV - Lavillenie, Barber, Filippidis
    HJ - Barshim, Tamberi, Zhang
    LJ - Dendy, Wang, Lapierre
    TJ - Dong, Evora, Compaore
    SP - Walsh, Roberts, Stanek
    Heptathlon - Eaton, Kasyanov, Beach
    4x4 - USA, TTO, BEL

    Women
    60m - Schippers, Pierre, Ta Lou
    400m - Spencer, Mupopo, McPherson
    800m - Niyonsaba, Wilson, Akkaoui
    1500m - Seyaum, Hassan, Arafi
    3000m - Dibaba, Defar, Desalegn
    60Hm - Rolllins, Ali, Porter
    PV - Morris, Suhr, Stefanidi
    HJ - Beitia, Lićwinko, Cunningham
    LJ - Reese, Spanovic, Proctor
    TJ - Rojas, Costa, Papahristou
    SP - Adams, Carter, Marton
    Pentathlon - Theisen-Eaton, Williams, Mokhnyuk
    4x4 USA, JAM, POL
    Było smaszno, a jaszmije smukwijne...
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