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  • Originally posted by philipo View Post

    only the unmentionable American,Gatlin, has run a single day double better than Divine but since ther former was a guy who should never have been on the track we can wholeheartedly congratulate Oduduru on his world best one day sprint double; quite a character as well having seen his interview.
    What a night for sprinters; Holloway is turning pro and will probably shake up the short hurdlesorder,
    Anybody who has watched junior athletics in the last decade will be familiar with Odururu's post race interviews and dancing. He'll be some character when he goes pro!

    As for Holloway, yeah, he's a special talent for sure. 12.98 while just 22 years old? Heck, he might even have a future in the 400m hurdles, if his 43.68 clocking on the anchor leg of the 4 x 400m relay is any indicator of his one lap speed.
    Last edited by RunUnlimited; 08-06-19, 20:55.

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    • Can’t say the name Ade Mason had previously crossed my radar, but he landed a legal 16.38 TJ in the NCAAs. Not earth shattering, but maybe a ray of hope in an event that’s been in the doldrums for too long.

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      • Originally posted by Ursus View Post
        Can’t say the name Ade Mason had previously crossed my radar, but he landed a legal 16.38 TJ in the NCAAs. Not earth shattering, but maybe a ray of hope in an event that’s been in the doldrums for too long.
        Didn't even realize he was a Brit until you mentioned it!

        Well here's hoping Ade Mason might push on with his development, because as you say, since Philip Idowu retired, its been thin pickings with our triple jumpers. Relying on old boy Nathan Douglas to try and scrape into a major championships is just pitiful of a nation that once was blessed with a plethora of the best triple jumpers in the world, including the greatest ever.

        [EDIT]: Funnily enough, checking the NCAA results page for the tripe jump results in Austin, I was surprised to see that the NCAA Championship record holder is a certain Keith Conner.... His 17.57m leap, which was the British record for over a decade before Johnathan Edwards emerged, still endures as the collegiate record 37 years later. A surprise considering the world class triple jumpers the USA has produced in the last 30 years or so!

        Never even realized Conner was a student at SMU either!
        Last edited by RunUnlimited; 08-06-19, 20:48.

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        • After the sprint double, in excellent conditions, by one Shacarri Richardson in the NCAA meet, who doubled yesterday in 11.75 and 22.17?(First and second in the 100/200m) at the age of 19 years 2 months, and whose previous best was 11.28 as a seventeen year old and last year was 11.53, I find it hard to beleive that such freak athlete results are from an athlete who is clean and normal. Just imagine that this took place in Russia or Turkey what the comments would be for such an "improvement" in a years time. DAS must wonder.!!

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          • On the final day of the NCAA Division I Championship, it was the finals for the women's events and much like Friday's all men's finals, it was a day of outstanding, record breaking performances.

            Last year Twanisha Terry ran sub 10 seconds for the 100m (10.99 +1.6 m/s). A year later and another American junior would repeat that feat and then some, in spectacular fashion. Marlies Gohr (known as Oelsner at the time) set the existing world junior record of 10.88 back in 1977... a time that had stood unmatched by teenaged sprinters for 42 years. However, that world junior record has been absolutely taken apart by Louisiana State University's Sha'Carri Richardson, who in the final of the women's 100m last night, scorched to a stunning 10.75 (+1.6 m/s) victory time! Not only does the 19 year old's run place her top of this year's world list, but also goes to =8th (with Kerron Stewart) on the overall world all time list, ahead of such sprinting luminaries as Gwen Torrance, Irina Privalova and Veronica Campbell-Brown!

            Behind Richardson, North Carolina A&T's Kayla White, 23, lowered her PB to 10.95 to take 2nd place, while the aforementioned Twanisha Terry went under her old time by 100th of a second, going 10.98 for 3rd place. From 4th to 6th place, all finished under 11.10, with 6th placer Kiara Grant, a Jamaican student from Norfolk State and also 19, going to joint 11th on the world junior list with her 11.04 time.

            All in all, an extraordinary 100m!
            Last edited by RunUnlimited; 13-06-19, 23:46. Reason: Corrected some factual errors regarding the world junior record and junior all time list.

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            • Originally posted by Laps
              Racers Grand Prix, Kingston
              Zharnel Hughes 9.97 from Yohan Blake 10.01 and Kendall Williams 10.13
              Fraser-Pryce 10.88 WL
              WAS the world lead Laps... until 19 year old Sha'Carri Richardson's redonkulous world junior record 10.75 run at the NCAA's the same day!

              Well done to Zharnel Hughes btw, 9.97 and beating Yohan Blake to boot. (Sure, this isn't the same Blake from 2011/2012, but it's still a good scalp to take.)

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              • Further results from the final day at the NCAA Championships...

                Sha'Carri Richardson followed up her world 100m junior record 40 minutes later with a very tight, 2nd place finish in the 200m, just missing out on the sprint double, 22.16 to 22.17 (+1.3 m/s) to Anglerne Annelus of USC (a team mate of Twanisha Terry btw) who had finished 7th (11.12) in the earlier 100m race.
                Annelus, 22, goes to the top of the world outdoor 200m list for the season, ahead of Dina Asher-Smith, while Richardson's time (also ahead of DAS) takes her to 2nd on the world 200m junior all time list, behind the sprint legend Allyson Felix's 22.11 clocking set 16 years ago. An amazing double from a teenager!

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                • I’m taking the NCAA results with a pinch of salt. Hobbs ran 10.91 at last years NCAAs and 11.12 in Rome on Thursday

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                  • trickstat
                    trickstat commented
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                    I wouldn't so much say "pinch of salt" about NCAA results as put them in context. For US college athletes, the NCAA champs is their prime focus for the year and their coaches are employed to get them to to produce their very best performance(s) at them in early June. This, often coupled with great conditions, means that athletes may record marks that they struggle to repeat elsewhere. There may also struggle with differences in both the competitive and non-competitive environments between the NCAA and the 'Pro Circuit'. While there may be a very small number of athletes at the NCAA who go to Doha AND do well there, practically zero NCAA athletes will have had it as their main focus for the year.

                • but the great performances of Oduduru and Holloway are from guys who have shown great potential this year indoors . Richardson, however, did not have the form of a 10.75 runner in the last two years as a 17/18 year old sprinter. Talented yes, but a 11.53 runner of 2018 and 11.28 in 2017 as i wrote earlier, not to mention the performance of hers and the winner in the 200m does not convince me that all is well. We know that the NCAA drug testing is inadequate to say the least.

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                  • trickstat
                    trickstat commented
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                    I agree that the drug testing in the NCAA does appear to be rather less than thorough. In Richardson's defence, it may be the case that she didn't really have any decent coaching in high school.

                • A cold and rainy night in Montreuil affecting performances across the board. So rainy that the French commentator saw fit to throw in the phrase, "cats and dogs".

                  After a crazy-fast first lap of 57.5 (two metres behind the leader) Laura Muir won the 800 in 2:00.63, ahead of Olga Lyakhova 2:01.75.

                  Taylor 17.41 in the TJ, Pichardo 3rd with 16.67.

                  Semenya won the 2000m, though not massively convincing, in 5:38.20.

                  Ta Lou pulled up injured (hamstring?) in a rerun 100m (after "winning" the 1st run when 3 athletes stopped on the recall gun but 5 kept on going to the line.)

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                  • German women on fire!

                    After her 7.07 jump in Rome Malaika Mihambo jumped 7.05 (+0.3) tonight in Dessau and backed it up with 6.97 & 6.95 too. Bekh-Romanchuk 2nd with 6.85.

                    Also, I've just seen that Alina Reh ran a solo 31:19 in the German 10,000m Championships last week. She's only just turned 22.

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                    • Originally posted by LuckySpikes View Post
                      German women on fire!

                      After her 7.07 jump in Rome Malaika Mihambo jumped 7.05 (+0.3) tonight in Dessau and backed it up with 6.97 & 6.95 too. Bekh-Romanchuk 2nd with 6.85.

                      Also, I've just seen that Alina Reh ran a solo 31:19 in the German 10,000m Championships last week. She's only just turned 22.
                      reh is the one who gubbed klosterhafen at the euro cross country 2018's? if so she has always looked like she had a lot of potential

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                      • Mrs Kilty (aka Dovilė Dzindzaletaitė) triple-jumped a Lithuanian NR 14.26 at the Baltic Team Championships today.

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                        • With the U23 champs and European qualifiers only a week away we seem to have a few athletes missing on the scene so far this year.
                          Whats happened to Glave , Dobson , Harries, Efoloko etc

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                          • Originally posted by sprintdude View Post
                            With the U23 champs and European qualifiers only a week away we seem to have a few athletes missing on the scene so far this year.
                            Whats happened to Glave , Dobson , Harries, Efoloko etc
                            Efoloko was at the Loughborough meeting in May.... Looked rusty as heck though and has still to break 21 seconds for 200m so far this year. Dobson has been at a couple of low key meets this season and *was* going to be in the 200m in Geneva, but with the storms currently battering the stadium, I'm not sure when he and the rest of the remaining athletes will get out to compete again. Harries has been focusing on the 400m outdoors so far this year and was at the same Loughborough meet with Efoloko where he set his 400m pb. Unfortunately though it looks like he might be injured again. He was at the South of England AA U-20/Senior Championships on the 2nd of June, competing in the 200m. But after running 20.90 in the heats, he was a DNS in the semi-finals.

                            As for Glaive, isn't he running for Jamaica now? In any case, his only result shown on PO10 was a 400m race he ran at the Micheal Johnson Invitational in Texas back in April.

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