Jamaican becomes world's fastest man - MensTennisForums.com

MensTennisForums.com

MenstennisForums.com is the premier Men's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!

Reply

Old 06-15-2005, 12:57 AM   #1
tennischick
Registered User
 
tennischick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 6,771
tennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond repute
Default Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

irie...



Asafa Powell celebrates his new world record clocking 9.77 seconds in the 100 meters.
______________________________

ATHENS (CP) - Asafa Powell set a world record in the men's 100 metres Tuesday, registering 9.77 seconds at the Tsiklitiria Super Grand Prix meeting.

The Jamaican, who finished fifth in 9.94 at the 2004 Athens Games on the same track, shaved one hundredth of a second off Tim Montgomery's record of 9.78 set in Paris in 2002. Montgomery's record already was at risk because he faces doping charges. The previous record was 9.79 set by Maurice Greene on the Athens track in 1999.

Powell, 22, already had the world's fastest time this year, a run of 9.84 seconds at the Jamaica International Invitational on May 8. He also ran a 9.85 on June 9 in the Czech Republic. His run Tuesday came with a tailwind of 1.6 metres per second, well below the legal limit of 2.0.

"I'm very happy that ... I achieved this performance," Powell said after the race at the Olympic Stadium. "I knew I could break the world record and I am very happy I succeeded."
__________________
Q. When you've played as few matches as you have over the last two, three months, did you ever lack motivation to go out and practice?

ANDY RODDICK: Motivation? No. I enjoy what I do. I enjoy what I do. You know, I've never been one to, you know, blow off practice or, you know, do anything like that.

You know, I'd be lying if I said I'm looking forward to practicing the next two days as opposed to playing here. That part is gonna suck...(2010 Aegon Championships)

Last edited by tennischick : 06-15-2005 at 01:00 AM.
tennischick is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 06-15-2005, 01:07 AM   #2
country flag Rogiman
Registered User
 
Rogiman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 9,484
Rogiman has a reputation beyond reputeRogiman has a reputation beyond reputeRogiman has a reputation beyond reputeRogiman has a reputation beyond reputeRogiman has a reputation beyond reputeRogiman has a reputation beyond reputeRogiman has a reputation beyond reputeRogiman has a reputation beyond reputeRogiman has a reputation beyond reputeRogiman has a reputation beyond reputeRogiman has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

Now if only he could refrain from choking when it really matters
Rogiman is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2005, 01:23 AM   #3
tennischick
Registered User
 
tennischick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 6,771
tennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rogiman
Now if only he could refrain from choking when it really matters
don't be ing my Jamaican brother OK?
__________________
Q. When you've played as few matches as you have over the last two, three months, did you ever lack motivation to go out and practice?

ANDY RODDICK: Motivation? No. I enjoy what I do. I enjoy what I do. You know, I've never been one to, you know, blow off practice or, you know, do anything like that.

You know, I'd be lying if I said I'm looking forward to practicing the next two days as opposed to playing here. That part is gonna suck...(2010 Aegon Championships)
tennischick is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2005, 02:26 AM   #4
country flag mandoura
Registered User
 
mandoura's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Age: 54
Posts: 10,453
mandoura has a reputation beyond reputemandoura has a reputation beyond reputemandoura has a reputation beyond reputemandoura has a reputation beyond reputemandoura has a reputation beyond reputemandoura has a reputation beyond reputemandoura has a reputation beyond reputemandoura has a reputation beyond reputemandoura has a reputation beyond reputemandoura has a reputation beyond reputemandoura has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

Awesome.

Saw it on TV yesterday.
__________________
Roger:
Rafa:
Roddick ~ Baggy ~ Blake ~ Chucho ~ Coria ~ Dima ~ Gask ~ Gaston ~ Guga ~ Haas ~ Juanqui ~ Marat ~ Delpy ~ Tsonga ~ Murray ~ Moya:
Most ATP players:

~ Passenger on the Federer Express #111 ~ Resident of Denaon's Den of Misfits ~
~ Member of Mohamed Lahyani Appreciation Society ~

"Most of the greatest evils that man has inflicted upon man have come through people feeling quite certain about something which, in fact, was false." ~ Bertrand Russell
mandoura is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2005, 02:46 AM   #5
country flag buddyholly
RAVE ON
 
buddyholly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: LUBBOCK TX
Posts: 13,965
buddyholly has a reputation beyond reputebuddyholly has a reputation beyond reputebuddyholly has a reputation beyond reputebuddyholly has a reputation beyond reputebuddyholly has a reputation beyond reputebuddyholly has a reputation beyond reputebuddyholly has a reputation beyond reputebuddyholly has a reputation beyond reputebuddyholly has a reputation beyond reputebuddyholly has a reputation beyond reputebuddyholly has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

What goes on in that country that all the young men grow up being able to run so fast at the sound of gunfire?
__________________
JOIN THE CHURCH OF THE FLYING SPAGHETTI MONSTER TODAY
buddyholly is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2005, 12:09 PM   #6
country flag Mrs. B
MY BOY HAS 17 GRAND SLAMS
 
Mrs. B's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: CH
Posts: 16,845
Mrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond reputeMrs. B has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

Jah, mon!
__________________

FRENCH KISS
Mrs. B is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2005, 02:31 PM   #7
country flag DanEd
Senior Member
 
DanEd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posts: 1,786
DanEd has a reputation beyond reputeDanEd has a reputation beyond reputeDanEd has a reputation beyond reputeDanEd has a reputation beyond reputeDanEd has a reputation beyond reputeDanEd has a reputation beyond reputeDanEd has a reputation beyond reputeDanEd has a reputation beyond reputeDanEd has a reputation beyond reputeDanEd has a reputation beyond reputeDanEd has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

Wowwwww a very impressive feat. congrats Jamaica !!!!!!
DanEd is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2005, 02:48 AM   #8
tennischick
Registered User
 
tennischick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 6,771
tennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

Quote:
Originally Posted by buddyholly
What goes on in that country that all the young men grow up being able to run so fast at the sound of gunfire?
why don't you go to Kingston and find out?
__________________
Q. When you've played as few matches as you have over the last two, three months, did you ever lack motivation to go out and practice?

ANDY RODDICK: Motivation? No. I enjoy what I do. I enjoy what I do. You know, I've never been one to, you know, blow off practice or, you know, do anything like that.

You know, I'd be lying if I said I'm looking forward to practicing the next two days as opposed to playing here. That part is gonna suck...(2010 Aegon Championships)
tennischick is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2005, 02:51 AM   #9
country flag El Legenda
Not a Registered User
 
El Legenda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: US of A
Posts: 30,181
El Legenda has a reputation beyond reputeEl Legenda has a reputation beyond reputeEl Legenda has a reputation beyond reputeEl Legenda has a reputation beyond reputeEl Legenda has a reputation beyond reputeEl Legenda has a reputation beyond reputeEl Legenda has a reputation beyond reputeEl Legenda has a reputation beyond reputeEl Legenda has a reputation beyond reputeEl Legenda has a reputation beyond reputeEl Legenda has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

The world is good again
__________________
El Legenda is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2005, 05:09 AM   #10
bad gambler
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

place your bets on when he gets done for drugs
View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2005, 08:45 AM   #11
country flag SuperFurryAnimal
Registered User
 
SuperFurryAnimal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Alkmaar, Netherlands
Age: 32
Posts: 6,358
SuperFurryAnimal has a reputation beyond reputeSuperFurryAnimal has a reputation beyond reputeSuperFurryAnimal has a reputation beyond reputeSuperFurryAnimal has a reputation beyond reputeSuperFurryAnimal has a reputation beyond reputeSuperFurryAnimal has a reputation beyond reputeSuperFurryAnimal has a reputation beyond reputeSuperFurryAnimal has a reputation beyond reputeSuperFurryAnimal has a reputation beyond reputeSuperFurryAnimal has a reputation beyond reputeSuperFurryAnimal has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

Quote:
Originally Posted by bad gambler
place your bets on when he gets done for drugs
how negative you are... at least Tim Montgomery's record is out of the books... now if any sprinter of the recent years was on dope, it's him! or what about Maurice 'The Tongue' Greene?

Congrats to Asafa!
__________________
Good luck to ...
*** Michaella Krajicek* Robin Haase*Rainer Schüttler *Michail Youzhny* Fernando Gonzalez* Marcos Baghdatis*
David Ferrer* Jarkko Nieminen* Nicolas Kiefer * Mariano Zabaleta* Andy Murray***

Member of the Mohamed Lahyani Appreciation Society


Visit AZ FANPAGE
SuperFurryAnimal is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2005, 10:23 AM   #12
bad gambler
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

Quote:
Originally Posted by SuperFurryAnimal
how negative you are... at least Tim Montgomery's record is out of the books... now if any sprinter of the recent years was on dope, it's him! or what about Maurice 'The Tongue' Greene?

Congrats to Asafa!

well given the past few years in world athletics, its hard not to be cynical
View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2005, 12:58 PM   #13
tennischick
Registered User
 
tennischick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 6,771
tennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond reputetennischick has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

Quote:
Originally Posted by bad gambler
place your bets on when he gets done for drugs
i've always had my suspicions about the Australian cricket team. every last man
__________________
Q. When you've played as few matches as you have over the last two, three months, did you ever lack motivation to go out and practice?

ANDY RODDICK: Motivation? No. I enjoy what I do. I enjoy what I do. You know, I've never been one to, you know, blow off practice or, you know, do anything like that.

You know, I'd be lying if I said I'm looking forward to practicing the next two days as opposed to playing here. That part is gonna suck...(2010 Aegon Championships)
tennischick is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2005, 02:36 PM   #14
country flag the cat
Registered User
 
the cat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: New York
Posts: 4,625
the cat has a reputation beyond reputethe cat has a reputation beyond reputethe cat has a reputation beyond reputethe cat has a reputation beyond reputethe cat has a reputation beyond reputethe cat has a reputation beyond reputethe cat has a reputation beyond reputethe cat has a reputation beyond reputethe cat has a reputation beyond reputethe cat has a reputation beyond reputethe cat has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

b_G, it's sad that this young guy has to has doubtful eyes cast on him because of what those before him have done with performance enhancing drugs. Powell could be as a clan as a whistle for all we know. And I hope he is.
__________________
Egalite!

Last edited by the cat : 06-17-2005 at 09:18 PM.
the cat is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2005, 06:12 PM   #15
country flag Sandra
Registered User
 
Sandra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: capital of tennis in September
Age: 23
Posts: 12,997
Sandra has a reputation beyond reputeSandra has a reputation beyond reputeSandra has a reputation beyond reputeSandra has a reputation beyond reputeSandra has a reputation beyond reputeSandra has a reputation beyond reputeSandra has a reputation beyond reputeSandra has a reputation beyond reputeSandra has a reputation beyond reputeSandra has a reputation beyond reputeSandra has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Jamaican becomes world's fastest man

Yeah and in the same competition my country man(who i adore)Marian Opreawon the truipesalt competition
__________________
Allez cute coach!!! To the MC!!!
Sandra is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios