2016 Outdoor Track Season

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  1. white is right

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    The most troubling thing is his closing speed isn't there anymore. He started dying down the stretch of the 200 when in his prime he would be surging down the stretch.

    Also with 3 weeks to go for Rio in the past when he medaled or finaled his form was close to his peak form for the season. Off this form he won't get beyond the semi finals in the 200.
     
  2. elispeedster

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    He has been consistent though, running 20.2-20.3 which is great! He is still with Caraz and continues his training, that is what is most important.
    Hortleano is turning into something real good.
     
  3. jacknyc

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    Here's the race.
     
  4. jacknyc

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    "The most troubling thing is his closing speed isn't there anymore. He started dying down the stretch of the 200 when in his prime he would be surging down the stretch.
    Also with 3 weeks to go for Rio in the past when he medaled or finaled his form was close to his peak form for the season. Off this form he won't get beyond the semi finals in the 200."

    You can see Hortelano run past Lemaitre in the homestretch.
    I agree that I can't see him in the finals for the Olympics.
     
  5. jacknyc

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    It will be interesting to see what he has to say for himself. ;)
     
  6. elispeedster

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    LMFAO :)
     
  7. sprintstar

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    I am amazed out how much Hortelano improves each time out, he took .21 off of his PB this time and was coming down the lane like a freight train, excellent speed endurance.....I see bright things in the near future for this young Spaniard, I also like the fact that he is cheerful and relaxed before the race. He will go sub 20 quite soon....
     
  8. trackster

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    Incredible UK record run for Laura Muir yesterday. She has quietly become the best clean miler in the world, and if the arrest of Jama Aden makes Dibaba mortal again and/or the Kenyans get scared of doping from the arrests, Laura could win gold this year. She already has two Diamond League wins to her credit. Her is her incredible victory in yesterday's London DL. It's impossible to say anything negative about this young lady:

     
  9. limitless

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    In the American Track League Houston, Jenna Prandini pulled a double, 100 meters, 11.21 and 200 meters 22.42
     
  10. jacknyc

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    Karol Zalewski of Poland ran PBs of 10.27 and 20.26.
     
  11. white lightning

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    Good to finally see him produce when it counts. Zalewski has the talent. He proved it in his junior sprinting years. Since he hit the senior level like many he has dropped off. Hope these two new personal best times will give him confidence going forward. He has great natural ability. He just has to put it together on race days.
     
  12. mastermulti

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    a pleasure to watch Laura Muir. She was never going for 2nd place. Another great Scottish athlete.
    Great cadence, efficient style and a bulldog of Brit spirit - what a great result for her confidence leading up to Rio.
     
  13. mastermulti

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    I'd love to see that 200. Shows a great back end of the race considering his 10.27 speed.
     
  14. lactatking

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    New German Record:

    Julian Reus ran 10,01 in Mannheim (+1,8 m/s) the fastest track in Germany

    Tatjana Pinto 11,00 and the young Gina L├╝ckenkemper ran 11,04 (+1,2 m/s)
    Alexander Kosenkow (39 years) old ran 10,22 (+1,8)
    Lukas Jacubczyk ran 10,22 (+1,2)
     
  15. white lightning

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  16. Vanilla_Sky

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    Teeters is still running, just ran on ESPN at the TrackTown summer series in Eugene.

    10.15 for second place. Race was slow w/ two false starts prior.
     
  17. white lightning

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    That is a very good time. Remember he has had a long season and he has major issues with his form/technique. I am
    really excited to see what he can do with proper coaching. Damn I wish I could have watched this race. I had no idea
    it was on. Thanks for the update.
     
  18. limitless

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    Track Town summer series 100 meters July 29.

    1 Quentin Butler San Francisco 10.06 +2.0
    2 John Teeters San Francisco 10.15 +2.0
    3 Joe Morris Portland 10.16 +2.0
    4 Clayton Vaughn Philadelphia 10.21 +2.0
    5 Ryan Bailey Portland 10.36 +2.0
    6 Mookie Salaam Philadelphia 10.39 +2.0
     
  19. jacknyc

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    Ramil Guliyev with a 20.37 200m
    Andrew Robertson with a 10.15 100m
     
  20. limitless

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    In terms of white girl 100 meters times, Lalova and Primalova both posted 10.77s. Daphne S has looked so strong this year, she should be able to kill that time at the Olympics. She looks well coached, confident and is peaking at the right time.
     
  21. trackster

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    Sad news. 2016 Euro 200m champ and all around feel-good story of the year Bruno Hortelano was badly injured in a car wreck. Word is his hand is at risk of amputation.
     
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    :( that is terrible news, lets hope he doesn't lose his hand..
     
  23. jacknyc

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    Ryota Yamagata ran 10.03 in Japan a few days ago.
    The Japanese showed their speed and technique in the Olympic relay taking 2nd to Jamaica.
     
  24. jacknyc

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    Track and Field News has ranked Adam Gemili and Christophe Lemaitre, 3rd and 4th respectively, for the 200m in 2016.
    Not bad!
    We've seen high rankings in the 200m before, but can't remember 2 of our guys being ranked this high in the same year.
     
  25. jacknyc

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    Meanwhile, on the women's side, Jenna Prandini and Hannah Cunnlife were ranked 5th and 10th respectively in the US 100m for 2016.
    Also a remarkable achievement.
    Prandini was also ranked 9th in world in the 200m.
     

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