Originally Posted by Action Jackson
Strange the WR is favourite.
The athletes will be wearing new hi-tech polyurethane suits which allow for greater... oh wait... that was 2 weeks ago...
WR will be touch and go, Bolt ran 9.79 in Paris on a wet track and into a slight head wind. His performance in Lausanne in the 200m was quite phenominal though... Terrible conditions, head wind, 19.59 secs, he's a freak.
Renaud Lavillenie over Steve Hooker $1.85
. Steve has a minor quad tear suffered 2 days ago. He says he's 50-50 to compete, but most likely still will. Certainly will be hampered by the injury though.