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With a 200m time of 1:58 recorded in the heats, all of us can now claim to be faster than an Olympic sprinter.
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Old 08-02-2021, 09:40 PM   #42
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With a 200m time of 1:58 recorded in the heats, all of us can now claim to be faster than an Olympic sprinter.
that was gut wrenching to watch though


damn all these Olympians to have their journey cut short by a tweak or a false start- I get that's high end athletics but still
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Man, am I the only one who thinks the American athletes are just self absorbed and sore losers?

So many random examples over the past days where they don't really acknowledge other athletes. Especially in the women's sports, all the other women would be cheering and hugging but I don't see the same with the Americans. It's like they expect everyone else to come to them.

It might just be me though.
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But he also realized that there was something more important than winning in Tokyo that day.

"I learned from all the superhero animations I watch, regardless of how mad you are, you have to be a hero at the end of the day. That was my version of trying to be a hero," he added. "Standing up and showing good character, even if it's my rival or whoever I'm racing. I don't want any bad because that's what hero's do. They show their humanity through who they are. They show that they are good people."
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Raj Benjamin broke the previous world record by half a second as well.

The third place guy was 2/100th off the old world record.
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the 400M hurdles was insane.

I thought was Warholm was running out of gas, but as the announcers mentioned, he was going too fast, so he had to measure his steps, which gave Benjamin the chance to catch up...

I wonder if Warholm has run the 400M? Seems like he should be pretty good there too
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Old 08-02-2021, 09:53 PM   #46
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Also, did I hear correctly that not a single hurdle was knocked over for anyone? I think when I flipped over to NBC, I heard that it was a clean race.
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Old 08-02-2021, 10:07 PM   #47
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that was gut wrenching to watch though


damn all these Olympians to have their journey cut short by a tweak or a false start- I get that's high end athletics but still
In one hear that Swaziland sprinter flinched (and his reaction time was the worst of them all!), and he got booted. I can’t imagine how devastating that would be. Train for 4(5) years, flinch and that’s it. Pretty harsh.
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Old 08-03-2021, 01:17 AM   #48
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Cycling team pursuit, Bronze medal match at 2:19a MDT.

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Absolutely astounding performance from Elsabeth Beth.

To do that despite the current state of not just one, but BOTH of her ankles is nothing short of amazing.

Super emotional moment for her
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Simone Biles.

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Old 08-03-2021, 03:40 AM   #51
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Elsabeth Black finishes 4th in Women's Artistic Beam.

Absolutely remarkable performance to put forth despite the status of her ankles.
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The Bouldering in the Men's combined climbing qualifier was fascinating. I was initially skeptical seeing these guys standing around chalking up their hands and brushing the wall but then ended up not being able to take my eyes off it for an hour. The first climbing problem looked impossible and they just got harder from their until you had to hang upside down on the fourth one. The French guy who won blew me away making the first three look so easy before finally failing to reach the last top.
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Mohammed Ahmed is such a funny name. He is both Mo Ahmed and Mohammed.
He has made it to the final in the 5000m (5km) and so has fellow canadian teammate Justyn Knight.
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Wow, de Grasse looked good in his semifinal race
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Andre De Grasse.

WOW!!
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that race is ridiculous- the commentators can't believe themselves- Michael Smith is in awe- as we all are!


that was a sad news update regarding Angela Bailey, RIP to a great Canadian sprinter
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Two Canadians in the 200m Final, 06:55 tomorrow morning.
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Good race by both Canadians! Excited and nervous for the final tomorrow.
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Bansley & Wilkerson with countless errors in the 1st set.

Really need to clean it up to stand a chance
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Bansley & Wilkerson with countless errors in the 1st set.

Really need to clean it up to stand a chance
Massive response in the 2nd set to tie it up!
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