2011 IAAF World Athletics Championships: Day 5 aka Walk This Daegu

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by allezfred, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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    Just the women's 20k walk today. Watch those arses wiggle!

    Medals Table:
     
  2. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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    2/3 of the way through and it's beginning to look like a Russian 1-2-3. It's them and one Chinese walker left to battle out the medals.

    Hopefully they'll be some :drama: ahead.
     
  3. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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    Race walking is so :drama: ! Some Ukrainian throwing a strop at cameraman after being disqualified. :watch:
     
  4. Michalle

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    Why is there only one event today?
     
  5. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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    There's traditionally a rest day at Worlds. Don't know why, but there usually is.
     
  6. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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    Looks like Kaniskina is on to retain her title and about to break the "Curse of the daily programme cover".
     
  7. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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    Kaniskina wins, Liu second and Kirdyapkina third.
     
  8. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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  9. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    ^why the hell was he picked in the first place?! I just remember him from god-awful kiddies programmes on BBC. He's not a sports/athletics expert anyway, before you even question his presenting skills.
     
  10. gingercrush

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    Yay for Eurosport. Do Brits get Eurosport or is there an exclusive with Channel 4? Thus Eurosport Britain can't show the athletics?
     
  11. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    ^No we get the athletics on ES too; I just usually prefer the terrestial coverage of sporting events, as usually it is a little more polished. Usually.
     
  12. nuge

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    I was quite liking the change instead of listening to Edwards Jackson and Lewis for BBC :p
     
  13. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    I love me some Denise Lewis.
     
  14. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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    Oral favours
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    I can tolerate Edwards and Lewis and think they're OK at times. Jackson is clueless (which I don't know how is possible given that he was a world champion :lol: ), but pretty. If there was some way to have him on, but not speak...

    I miss Steve Cram and the BBC presenters the most. Just goes to show how professional they are. Katherine Merry has been good and Dean Macey OK if a bit talkative. Iwan Thomas I find dreadful.

    Michael Johnson is the best analyst because he doesn't beat around the bush. :lol:
     
  15. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    ^I actually like Iwan Thomas. He hasn't aged that well, and I don't enjoy his sleeve tattoo's, but I still find him a bit porny. At the risk of sounding rather snooty, I find Dean Macey's accent really irritating, but he seems likeable. Katherine is cool enough. But yea, it's all about the Johnson. As usual.
     
  16. allezfred

    allezfred Old and Immature Admin Staff Member

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    I was trying to figure out if those were tattoos or sleeves that looked like tattoos and it was driving me crazy. :lol: