Category Archives: Records

>Powell’s Record

>Powell seems to own the all-time world list. He’s now got five of the six fastest times, and it will change to five of five once Gatlin’s mark officially gets the boot. Yet he’s obviously not the world’s best 100-meter … Continue reading

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>Rieti GP Recap

>Meet websiteResultsIAAF recapAP wirestory The big news:Asafa Powell ran 9.74 for a new 100m World Record…in the heats. More on that in another post yet to come. The rap on Powell recently is he can produce fast times but is … Continue reading

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>Haile Gebrselassie’s Record

>By this time I’m sure you’re aware of Geb’s lastest world record, 21,285 meters in one hour. How does this match up compared to his other accomplishments? Not particularly well. While it is true that no other human being has … Continue reading

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>Gender Differences, World Records

>In the wake of Meseret Defar’s new 5k world record, the Finish Line Pundit took a look at gender differences in world records. As with most things, the issue is far more complex than it appears. First off, we have … Continue reading

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>State record, maybe national record?

>At yesterday’s Eastwood Relays in rural Pemberville OH, a new state record was set. It might be a national record, but I don’t know if anyone keeps track of these things. I’m having login problems at the T&FN message boards, … Continue reading

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>The Onion

> Justin Gatlin: ‘Under The Right Conditions, I Can Run The 100 In 3.2 seconds’ Conditions include an aiding wind equal to a Cat 4 hurricane and dropping off a cliff.

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