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Wind Gauge Effect In Sprint Races – How It Affects Times?

Wind Gauge Effect In Sprint Races – How It Affects Times?

Usain Bolt won yesterday the 100 m in Moscow (200 m above sea level) with a time of 9.77 his personal best this season but almost 0.19 seconds below his World Record (2009, in Berlin, 34 m above sea level). But the race was held with a wind of -0.3 m/s – way below the legal

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Athletics World Championships 2013 – Do You Know The World Records to Beat (Women)?

The Athletics World Championships will start tomorrow in Moscow. IAAF Athletics World Championships 2013 – Race Calendar and Facts If you want to closely follow this event and know some facts about the women’s world records for the 23 events that will take place in Moscow you may consider reading these brief notes. In women, Europe

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Athletics World Championships 2013 – Do You Know The World Records to Beat (Men)?

The Athletics World Championships will start tomorrow in Moscow. IAAF Athletics World Championships 2013 – Race Calendar and Facts If you want to closely follow this event and know some facts about the men’s world records for the 24 events that will take place in Moscow you may consider reading these brief notes. In men, Americas

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Bolt and Farah 600 Metres Charity Race: Who will Win? (Poll and Facts)

Mo Farah challenged Usain Bolt for a 600 or 800 metres race with charity purposes. Bolt accepted the challenge and a 600 metres races will be held at a place and date both yet unknown. In the past a somehow similar challenge was held between Michael Johnson (200 metres 1996 Olympic Champion) and Donovan Bailey (100

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IAAF Athletics World Championships 2013 – Race Calendar and Facts

The 2013 athletics world championships will take place between August 10th and 18th, in Moscow, Russia. The 100 metres men’s race (August 11th, 18:50 CET) and the marathon (August 17th, 12:30 CET) are usually the most awaited events. In the 100 metres Usain Bolt was supposed to have the fierce competition of USA’ Tyson Gay that recently proved to be in

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Athletics – False Starts

Before 2003, an athlete would only be disqualified from a sprint event (those having a distance not superior to 400 metres) if he/she had been sanctioned for two false starts. After 2003 IAAF’s rules changed allowing only for a false start of one athlete. After this false start, any athlete (even one having not infringed the

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