Category Archives: Sprints

>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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>Both Simpler And More Complex

>From this week’s The Week That Was: In a recent headline regarding Usain Bolt, we pointed out how his 200m world record of 19.19 is almost exactly twice his 100 meter world record and wondered how that could be. Well, … 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

>Note that any reference to times are after adjustments for wind & altitude. MEN100 meters1. Daniel Bailey, ANT, 982. Michael Rodgers, USA, 983. Dwain Chambers, GBR, 524. Darvis Patton, USA, 504. Monzavous Edwards, USA, 506. Trindon Holliday, LSU, 477. Usain … Continue reading

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>World Rankings Update — Sprints

>There was a lot of action over the weekend, so let’s see how things have changed since last Tuesday. Note that any times I refer to are after correcting for the effects of wind and altitude. MEN100 meters1. Daniel Bailey, … 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 few things have changed since last week, but not much. MEN100 meters1. Dwain Chambers, GBR, 412. Daniel Bailey, ANT, 283. Mark Jelks, USA, 284. Jacoby Ford, USA/Clemson, 235. Ivory Williams, USA, 215. Walter Dix, USA, 217. Simeon Williamson, GBR, … Continue reading

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>How the Rankings Work

>In response to a comment earlier today, I need to explain a bit about how my World Rankings work. An athlete’s rankings points reflects the sum of his ten best results of the year. (At this early season time, nobody … 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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>Return of the Dual Meet

>Well, not truly a dual meet, but still it’s a fantastic idea whose time has come. Doug Logan has challenged Jamaica to a home-and-home series of sprint/hurdle-only dual meets this spring. Doug Logan, the chief executive of USA Track and … Continue reading

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