Athletics Thread


#961

Ewan MacKenna will be delighted.
Steve Cram will not take this well


#962

Great teamwork from the three Ethiopians.


#963

What was the fat british lad at


#964

Did ya hear Cram talking about the Aussie telling his grandkids that he was 15 metres clear of “the great Sir Mo Farah” with 2 laps to go in the 5000 metres World final.

And did Farah win granddad?

Eh no


#965

Enjoyed that


#966

Been a disastrous championships for the Brits.


#967

british somaliland not doing as well as expected either


#968

Fuck sake there is a woman there hanging out over the railing for Mos autograph and she must be nearly one age with @Fagan_ODowd


#969

Linford Christie paying homage to Sir Mo.


#970

The Brits kind of wrote off athletics after Atlanta and Athens . They found sports that suited big boned Anglo Saxons and Celts and invested accordingly


#971

Funny how BBC’s abhorrence for high profile proven drugs cheats doesn’t extend to the 1992 Olympic 100m champion


#972

How is the men’s 1,500 shaping up? Didn’t see any of the heats:


#973

Is Linford Christie working for the BBC?


#974

Disappointing to see our lovely ladies Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Morgan Lake pushed down into joint fifth in the high jump by some Russian and a very attractive 19 year-old Ukranian.


#975

He was in the crowd there anyway


#976

Nah, he was in the crowd and embraced Farah. He was being spoken of with jolity though rather than any acknowledgement of his past


#977

Kevin Myers has made amends for his sacking from the Sunday Times by winning the decathlon.


#978

The lovely Yulia Levchenko

What’s happened to the conveyor belt of Javelin throwers from Finland?


#979

Neither Steve Backley or Mick Hill in the top 9 in the javelin.


#980

Nor even Terry McHugh