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  • spammer
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    Here is the end of the race:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSw_YKHGlv8

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  • aaronk
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    Second place was about 64 seconds behind!
    Not sure, but I think she lapped her twice!
    Will have to watch the video again!

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  • 26mi235
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    Originally posted by norunner View Post
    G. Dibaba shouldn't even bother running outdoors anymore, as soon as there is a roof over her head, she gains a lot of speed.
    Small Sample Properties...

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  • spammer
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    Originally posted by Pakilo View Post
    Yeah, we should always believe age is correct when someone from Qatar or Bahrain is 17 years old... rolling eyes

    streaming here ---- http://eversport.tv/athletics/iaaf-i...stockholm-2015
    They also have great quality streams of 4 of the IAAF World Challenge meets from last year: http://eversport.tv/athletics/iaaf-world-challenge
    hopefully they will carry all of them this year, very excited about this!!

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  • beebee
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    You folks are unreal....and saturated with double standards. If this very talented young woman were American or European you same people would be having orgasms.

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  • LopenUupunut
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    True, but she did nothing last summer to suggest she could have run 14:18, let alone 8:16 or 3:55. And while she may have been the #1 5K runner, she was 0-3 against Cherono at 3000 (not counting an additional loss at 2 miles).

    It may be too early to say she's no good as an outdoor runner, but so far she's never shown this kind of shape outdoors.

    Khaddi Sagnia has somehow become a 660+ jumper when I blinked and turned my head the other way... just what we needed, another strong Swedish LJer.

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  • beebee
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    Originally posted by norunner View Post
    Right, four indoor world records, all her indoor PBs are better than her outdoor, no factual basis at all.
    You are aware that she was the number one ranked 5000 meter runner last year?

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  • norunner
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    Originally posted by beebee View Post
    Other than a couple of subpar races last year(which everyone has btw) zero factual basis to support such a conclusion regarding so young a runner.
    Right, four indoor world records, all her indoor PBs are better than her outdoor, no factual basis at all.

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  • beebee
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    Originally posted by norunner View Post
    G. Dibaba shouldn't even bother running outdoors anymore, as soon as there is a roof over her head, she gains a lot of speed.
    Other than a couple of subpar races last year(which everyone has btw) zero factual basis to support such a conclusion regarding so young a runner.

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  • Powell
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    Originally posted by mcgato View Post
    Also a lot of the Qatar athletes come from other countries and change their name when they change countries. So he may not be totally unknown.
    So he changed his birth date along with the citizenship?

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  • norunner
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    G. Dibaba shouldn't even bother running outdoors anymore, as soon as there is a roof over her head, she gains a lot of speed.

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  • mcgato
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    Also a lot of the Qatar athletes come from other countries and change their name when they change countries. So he may not be totally unknown.

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  • Pakilo
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    Originally posted by Sasuke View Post

    After three jumps canadian Christabel Nettey is winning with a monster 6.99/22'93, world leading mark and national record but even more surprising is the result of a completely unknown man from Quatar, who doesn't even have an all-athletics page, who ran 45.39 in the 400m B heat!! And, according to Alfons Juck, he is still a junior (1997, first year!). Coached by Jama Aden.
    Yeah, we should always believe age is correct when someone from Qatar or Bahrain is 17 years old... rolling eyes

    streaming here ---- http://eversport.tv/athletics/iaaf-i...stockholm-2015

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  • Sasuke
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    XL GALAN - Incredible results

    The XL Galan, one of the best indoor meeting on the circuit, is running right now (streaming starts at 7.30 PM central europe time) with, among the others, Genzebe Dibaba going after Mesaret Defar's 5000m WR. But, BEFORE this, there have already been two GOOD results.

    After three jumps canadian Christabel Nettey is winning with a monster 6.99/22'93, world leading mark and national record but even more surprising is the result of a completely unknown man from Quatar, who doesn't even have an all-athletics page, who ran 45.39 in the 400m B heat!! And, according to Alfons Juck, he is still a junior (1997, first year!). Coached by Jama Aden.
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