2011 IAAF World Athletics Championships: Day 3 aka Just Another Manic Mon-Daegu

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  1. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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    First day of Heptathlon and finals of men 110m hurdles and women's 100m and 400m later on.

    Medal table:

     
  2. allezfred

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    Robert Harting obviously got a fun razor for Christmas. :lol:
     
  3. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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    Speaking of Roberts, I can't believe Robert Fazekas is back. Ugh. Some people have no shame. :blah:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RĂ³bert_Fazekas

     
  4. allezfred

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    Queen :glamor: Harrison is one of 23 children. Her poor mother's flaps. :scream:
     
  5. Domshabfan

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    Ennis is behind Fountain after 2 events.:eek:, and she has a relatively low lead over Chernova.
     
  6. gingercrush

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    Who are we meant to watch in the Womens 400m Hurdles?
     
  7. allezfred

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    I don't think it's that much of a surprise. Both Fountain and Chernova were always going to be strong contenders. If Ennis is behind after the shot and the 200m then she's in real trouble.

    Kaliese Spencer. Also Melaine Walker (Olympic and reigning world champ), Lashinda Demus and Zuzana Hejnova. And maybe Queen Harrison (bless her mother's flaps) and Perri Shakes-Drayton.
     
  8. Domshabfan

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    Ennis is superb 100 m hurdler and high jumper, so i was expecting a better performance by her. Yes, Fountain is great athlete and I expected her to be close second. However Chernova usually a very good day2 performer, excellent Long jump and Javelin (55 m at her best), she usually finishes around 10th on day 1 and climbs her way up on day 2. So if Chernova is close to Ennis, she can be take it all tomorrow, provided Chernova has no melt down on day 2.
     
  9. floskate

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    I think what we're seeing from Ennis is the pressure of expectation pure and simple. She is trying to become the first British woman to defend a global athletics title and she's the postergirl of London 2012. I mean her face is on the opening credits to News at Ten every single night over here. That has to take its toll and how often have we seen great athletes struggle to defend titles in all sports? Perhaps coming in 2nd or 3rd here would alleviate some of that pressure or perhaps she'll rise to the occasion and pull it out of the bag. We shall see :)
     
  10. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    I don't think it'd do Ennis any harm at all to NOT win here.
     
  11. floskate

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    ITA.
     
  12. Loves_Shizuka

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    Hello David Oliver. :swoon: ... and Jason Richardson. :p
     
  13. Domshabfan

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    Ennis 14.67 m shot put, PB.
     
  14. allezfred

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    So the main protagonists are all through to 110m hurdles final. And two Brits as well. Not that surprised by Andy Turner, but :eek: at Sharman making it.

    PB for Ennis in the shot put two metres ahead of Hideous Fountain.
     
  15. allezfred

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    Murofushi leading in the hammer. :grope:
     
  16. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    Murofushi looks hotter every year.

    Shelly-Ann Fraser always looks SO happy. :lol: Veronica Campbell is my fave tho. :)
     
  17. floskate

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    Huge throw :eek: and yes he is rather :grope:worthy ;)
     
  18. gingercrush

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    How typical in Japan is the build of Koji Murofushi?

    *fingers cross* Valerie Adams wins tonight. And please Jamaica win 100m final tonight as well.
     
  19. allezfred

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    Not very. His mother is Romanian and a former javelin thrower. His father was a former Japanese hammer champion.

    His middle name in Alexander. :lol:

    I think you may get one out of two.
     
  20. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    Jeter looks good. The womens 100 final promises to be rather more exciting than the mens actual race ended up being.
     
  21. mazzy

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    When following multi-events I usually consult this site for score projections. They currently see Chernova slightly ahead of Ennis and Dobrynska. Chernova is also the only of the contenders to significantly outperform her reference competition (but she did have consistency issues in the past).

    Whee! Sasha Mirofushi over 81!
     
  22. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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    Thanks mazzy! Had total forgot about that site!
     
  23. allezfred

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    How fitting that Murofushi extenze his lead just as Lashawn "Small one" Merritt takes to the track. ;)
     
  24. allezfred

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    I suppose the biggest shock of men's 400m semis is that there'll be only 1 American, but two Grenadians and two Belgians. :lol:
     
  25. Domshabfan

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    One flaw is that they are using chernova's wind assisted time for 200 m
     
  26. allezfred

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    I'm guessing they don't have any other time from this year to base it on?

    ETA: Ennis wins in 23.27, but Chernova gets a legal PB of 23.50. This is going all the way to the 800m.
     
  27. allezfred

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    Pars throws 81.18 in the final round, but Murofushi wins by 6cm. Which is still longer that Lashawn Merritt's penis.

    Sasha Murofushi! Wheeee! :cheer2:
     
  28. Domshabfan

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    chernova did 23.51 this year and her PB is 23.50 from 2007, which she equalled here. i believe both can cross 7000 points some time during their career.
     
  29. Loves_Shizuka

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    LOL wut?!
     
  30. mazzy

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    Dobrynska loses a lot in the 200 so she should be aiming for bronze now. Too bad Oeser also underperformed.