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  • cigar95
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    Okay David, I didn't realize that one was serving as the "official" OG thread. (I'm actually already in that one!)

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  • Davidokun
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    Originally posted by cigar95 View Post
    I note that there isn't a thread for the mixed relay...
    Look again:

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  • cigar95
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    I note that there isn't a thread for the mixed relay, which I approve of as "the less seen the better", but I was looking for somewhere to ask about Shae Anderson's status (she's one of my CIF-SS alumni), given that she's had a bumpy road since Eugene as well as her not appearing on the lineup for the prelims.

    Either she's penciled in for the final, not going to compete at all, or (less likely) running the heats of the real relay later in the week.

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  • gh
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    women now up

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  • dukehjsteve
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    Originally posted by gh View Post
    men now up
    That's great work, Garry, we all thank you !

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  • gh
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    men now up

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  • aaronk
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    First event starts in just over 5 hours, by my estimate!
    Are we going to have event threads by then?

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  • aaronk
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    Besides the events on the track and field, there will probably be one for weather and other stuff, like there was for the Trials!

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  • dukehjsteve
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    I posted the 45 #, as I left out the Walks. Sorry.

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  • KevinR
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    Originally posted by aaronk View Post

    I count 47, not including those stupid mixed relays!
    24 Men's
    23 Women's (no 50K Walk--SEXIST!!!!)
    Could part of the reason for omitting the 50K for women be that there are not enough competitions routinely on the schedule? That seems to me to be a convincing argument to having it added. I don't follow race walking enough to know that for certain.

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  • gh
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    Originally posted by GHM View Post
    Daniil Medvedev asks who will take responsibility if he dies in Tokyo Olympics' heat and humidity

    https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/28/sport...ntl/index.html

    May seem unrelated but I suggest if the Temperature and humidity does not get better we will see lots of upsets. I want to be blunt and say I blame it on USA TV network money. ...
    actually, I'm pretty sure European TV money plays a large role as well, not wanting overlap with soccer.

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  • GHM
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    Daniil Medvedev asks who will take responsibility if he dies in Tokyo Olympics' heat and humidity

    https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/28/sport...ntl/index.html

    May seem unrelated but I suggest if the Temperature and humidity does not get better we will see lots of upsets. I want to be blunt and say I blame it on USA TV network money. Olympic should not be in July in Tokyo. I do not give a hoot if 16 days of Olympics collide with American football in fall. Games should have been in September. Have we heard that this the warmest summer in records? God help us 3 years from now in Paris and 7 years in LA.

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  • aaronk
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    Originally posted by LuckySpikes View Post
    Why only 45?
    I count 47, not including those stupid mixed relays!
    24 Men's
    23 Women's (no 50K Walk--SEXIST!!!!)

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  • LuckySpikes
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    Why only 45?

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  • gh
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    postings yes, "shortly" depends on your definition of the word.

    ps---advance notice that once the by-event forums are up and running several other ones will be closed.

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