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  • AFTERBURNER
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    Thanks for that gm!

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  • gm
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    http://www.africathle.com/2021/06/20...17-19-06-2020/

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  • Davidokun
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    Originally posted by Atticus View Post

    We can't give the real credit to one of my favorite poets, Dylan Thomas?!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mRec3VbH3w
    Of course we can, but why pass up an opportunity to have some fun?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTv1Dmu5CYc

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  • Atticus
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    Originally posted by Davidokun View Post
    In the immortal words of Thornton Melon (😉):
    Do not go gentle into that good night.
    Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
    We can't give the real credit to one of my favorite poets, Dylan Thomas?!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mRec3VbH3w

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  • Davidokun
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    Originally posted by TWalsh View Post
    David Rudisha hasn't raced since 2017. He is clearly retired, but he doesn't want to make it official to the world just yet!
    In the immortal words of Thornton Melon (😉):

    Do not go gentle into that good night.
    Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

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  • TWalsh
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    Originally posted by Davidokun View Post

    David Rudisha will not defend 800m title at Tokyo Olympics, agent reportedly says
    https://olympics.com/en/news/david-r...tokyo-olympics
    David Rudisha hasn't raced since 2017. He is clearly retired, but he doesn't want to make it official to the world just yet!

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  • Atticus
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    Already have this thread about it.

    https://forum.trackandfieldnews.com/...ls#post1696725

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  • Alan Shank
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    I haven't found any. Here is what I have read off the photos of Twitter: (the team, not the results)

    M 100 Ferdinand Omurwa 10.02, Mark Odhimabo 10.05
    W 400 Hellen Kalii 51.09
    M 400 Emmanuel Korir 44.37
    M 400H Moitalel Naadokila 48.70
    W 800 Mary Moraa 1:59.25, Emily Tuwei 1:59.23, Eunice Sum!!!! 1:58.99 (2013 world champion)
    M 800 Michael Saruni 1:43.70, Ferguson Rotich 1:42.54, Emmanuel Korir 1:43.69
    W 1500 Faith Kipyegon 3:53.91, Winny Chebet 3:38.20 (obviously a misprint; it's 3:58.20 from Doha)
    M 1500 Charles Simotwo 3:33.25, Kamar Etyang 3:33.12, Abel Kipsang 3:33.12
    W SC Beatrice Chepkoech 8:55.58, Hyvin Kiyeng 9:03.83, Purity Kirui 9:25.6h (trials mark)
    M SC Leonard Bett 8:08.61, Abraham Kibiwot (2 t's?) 8:05.72, Benjamin Kigen 8:05.12
    W 5000 Lilian Rengeruk 14:36.05, Hellen Obiri 14:20.36, Agnes Tirop 14:20.68
    M 5000 Nicholas Kimeli 12:57.90, Daniel Ebenyo 13:05.05, Samwel Masai 13:12.55
    W 10000 Hellen Obiri 30:35.82, Irene Cheptai 30:51.39, Sheila Chelangat 30:45.01
    M 10000 Geoffrey Kamworor 27:01.06 (in trial, at 1795m/5889' altitude), Rodgers Kwemoi 26:55.36 (27:05.51 in trial), Weldon Langat 27:24.73 (in trial) (This is a formidable trio, in great form at the moment.)
    W MAR Brigid Kosgei 2:14:04, Ruth Chepngetich 2:17:08, Peres Jepchirchir 2:17:16 (WR holder, world champion, world half-marathon champion!!!!)
    M MAR Eliud Kipchoge 2:02:37, Amos Kipruto 2:03:30, Lawrence Cherono 2:03:04
    M JT Julius Yego 87.73
    W 20K walk Emily Ngh (?? hard to read) 1:30:56
    M 20K walk Samuel Gathimba 1:18:23
    Cheers,
    Alan Shank
    Woodland, CA, USA

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  • AFTERBURNER
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    Are there any results links besides Twitter or Facebook?

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  • gh
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    Originally posted by 58Commander View Post
    No Rudisha? Does he get an auto qualifier of some sort since he is defending his OLY title?
    the wild card concept exists only for the WC, not the OG.

    Kenyan team will be Michael Saruni, Ferguson Rotich, Emmanuel Korir

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  • Davidokun
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    Originally posted by 58Commander View Post
    No Rudisha? Does he get an auto qualifier of some sort since he is defending his OLY title?
    David Rudisha will not defend 800m title at Tokyo Olympics, agent reportedly says
    https://olympics.com/en/news/david-r...tokyo-olympics

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  • TN1965
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    Originally posted by Atticus View Post
    Kenya Oly distance team per Twitter

    1500 - Faith Chepngetich, Winny Chebet, . . . Kipyegon?
    Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon (born 10 January 1994) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner and the current Olympic champion in the 1500 m...

    Faith Kipyegon - Wikipedia

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  • 58Commander
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    No Rudisha? Does he get an auto qualifier of some sort since he is defending his OLY title?

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  • Atticus
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    Kenya Oly distance team per Twitter

    800 - Michael Saruni, Ferguson Rotich, Emmanuel Korir . . . no F Cheruiyot Rotich??

    1500 - Charles Simotwo, Kamar Etyang, Abel Kipsang . . . no T Cheruiyot??
    3000St - Steeplechase Abraham Kibwott, Leonard Bett, Benjamin Kigen . . . no C Kipruto!
    5000 - Nicholas Kimeli, Daniel Simui, Samuel Chebole . . . Lomuket?
    10000 - Geoffrey Kamworor, Rodgers Kwemoi, Weldon Kipkurui . . . R Kipruto?
    Marathon -Eliud Kipchoge, Amos Kipruto, Lawrence Cherono

    800 - Eunice Sum, Emily Cherotich, Mary Moraa . . . no Kipyegon?
    1500 - Faith Chepngetich, Winny Chebet, . . . Kipyegon?
    3000St - Beatrice Chepkoech, Hyvin Kiyeng, Purity Cherotich . . . no Jeruto?
    5000 - Lilian Kasait, Hellen Obiri, Agnes Tirop
    10000 - Margaret Obiri, Irene Cheptaim Sheila Chelangat . . . M Obiri??
    Marathon - Bridget Kosgei Ruth Chepngetich, Peres Chepchirchir
    Last edited by Atticus; 06-19-2021, 03:46 PM.

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  • NotDutra5
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    If this works...here's the thread. Cheruiyot not making the 1500m is a big deal and that includes how the race will probably be run.

    https://twitter.com/athletics_kenya/...06915261128707

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