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Old 08-08-2005, 10:56 AM   #151
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I heard a discusiion on Five Live last night about this and the word that kept coming up was "Transition" which is a codename to "We suck now big time"
There are many events that are in transition especially the mens high jump, except the transition period has been for ages.
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Old 08-08-2005, 12:50 PM   #152
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Since when has Zakari ever been a favourite to win a major race?
He was no.2 for the bookies. And he has won some meetings.
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Old 08-08-2005, 06:38 PM   #153
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Well done Docus for your gold!

First major medal at a championships for Uganda!
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what a choker Arron is
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Well that's not the colour I was wishing to see around Christine's neck but that's better than nothing. And Laura, I disagree. I call a chocker somebody who would have thrown away the race, which hasn't been the case. Congratulations to the winner of course, but thanks Christine for that bronze medal.

The one I really feel like strangling or worse is Mehdi Baala...He made a great 1st half and when the legs have become heavy, as for every other opponent, he looked around and saw that there were some ppl ahead. Instead of fighting, he's slowed down! He's given up, I can't believe it and I certainly can't accept it!
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well yes she fought but she just can't win a big race, even though she seemed to be able to win after the heats
anyways she did not seem to be really confident of victory at the start...
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Kajsa! Finally a big win outdoors. A couple of good tries at the world record. She will make it a warmer day.

Emma! My dad got pissed off when she almost made out with her boyfriend/coach though

Chanté Howard was also fun to watch.

Eunice Barber was being a sore loser all over the Swedish news about that long jump. It obviously slipped her mind that Carolina would have won anyway with her second best jump. Barber also complained about Klüft's behaviour. She was apparently too nice or something.
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... thanks Christine for that bronze medal. ...
Thanks Christine for being hot
Shame she didn't win the gold.
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this was so great to see
Kajsa winning gold

fairytale comeback
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I suppose you're referring to Arron...
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Yes, sad. But that's just the way it was meant to be.
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Is your name Christine too?
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Well...yes! Arron and me do share the same 1st name.
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Well... I guess I better do the then
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Don't worry, I knew you could only be referring to Arron, speaking that way!
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Chanté Howard was also fun to watch.
I wanted chanté to win but Kajsa was really good too and it was nice to see her win
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