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Lightening Strikes Twice

Usain Bolt stuck once again in Berlin, adding the 200m word record to his recent 100m world record…and by the same .11 margin. Bolt’s time of 19.19 eclipses the WR he set in Beijing by .11. Bolt commented that his form was going backwards and that maybe next time he …

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Lagat, Lomong, Manzano Speak on 1500 Final

2009 IAAF World Athletics Championships Day 5 Team USA evening quotes Bernard Lagat (Tuscon, Ariz.), Men’s 1,500 meters bronze medalist   That was the hardest box ever. This is a box that was happening a little too close to the finish. Normally, when it happens, with 300 meters to go, you can …

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US Quotes at Worlds on Day 5 (Wed)

2009 IAAF World Athletics Championships Day 5 Team USA morning quotes  Jen Rhines (Mammoth Lakes, Calif.), Women’s 5,000 meters   I felt really good out there. I’m pleased to get this run through. Now it’s time to get ready for Saturday. I looked at the clock before the heat and I made …

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Sanya Richards Wins 400M Gold; US Medal Winners

Richards wins 400m gold, Clement defends hurdles title at World Championships BERLIN – Sanya Richards won a long sought after individual 400m gold medal and Kerron Clement held on to his world hurdles crown Tuesday evening at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in …

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Lightening Bolt Pose on Display in Berlin

On day two of the IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Usain Bolt once again made like a lightening streak and emerged 100 meters down the track in a new world record 9.58. Bolt got off the start quickly, put his head down for 25m and by 50m had a gap …

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IAAF Adopts “No False Start” Rule for 2010

IAAF adopts “no false start” rule beginning in 2010  BERLIN – The IAAF Congress on Wednesday approved a new rule that will disqualify athletes the first time they false start in any given race. The rule will take effect January 1, 2010.   The rule will replace the current false-start …

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Olympic Pole Vault Silver Medalist Jenn Stuczynski Out at Worlds

Stuczynski unable to compete at World Outdoor Championships BERLIN – 2008 Olympic women’s pole vault silver medalist Jenn Stuczynski will not compete at the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Athletics due to an injury. The Championships will take place August 15-23 at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin.   The …

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