Category Archives: 400m

>Superfan Rankings Update: 400 meters

>Over the last two days I’ve updated the rankings in the sprints.  Now it’s time for the quarter. MENRank Athlete NAT Pts1 Jeremy Wariner USA 992 Angelo Taylor USA 963 Calvin Smith USA 79.54 LaJerald Betters USA 775 Tyson Gay … Continue reading

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>Superfan Rankings Update: Sprints & 400

>It’s time to update my world rankings going into the weekend… Men’s 100 metersBolt’s relay carry at Penn on Saturday confirms his status as the fastest man in the universe. Asafa Powell is stuck back at #8 due to inactivity. … Continue reading

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>World Rankings Update — Men’s Sprints

>I’m a little off the normal update schedule here, but I’ve been re-tweaking the system just a tiny bit. 100 meters1. Michael Rodgers, USA, 1132. Daniel Bailey, ANT, 1013. Monzavous Edwards, USA, 744. Dwain Chambers, GBR, 635. Travis Padgett, USA, … Continue reading

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>World Rankings Update — Sprints

>Now that the season is getting under way with some seriousness, it’s time to regularly update the World Rankings. Remember, these are points standings, and until June or so the athletes who have run more will be towards the top. … Continue reading

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>World Rankings Update – Sprints

>A recent post at US Distance Runner laments, among other things, the lack of a meaningful world rankings system. Hey folks, I’m right here! These are very early, which makes them a bit less than fully meaningful. Also, outdoor sprinting … Continue reading

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>Olympic Preview: 400 Meters

>The seventh installment in my Olympic Preview series examines the flat one-lap races for both men and women. Men’s 400 MetersThe Schedule: heats, Monday Aug 18; semifinals, Tuesday Aug 19; finals, Thursday Aug 21The Americans: #1 Jeremy Wariner, #2 LaShawn … Continue reading

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