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Jamaica 4x100m

Postby iain » Thu Sep 01, 2011 12:27 pm

Who will run?
Usain Bolt
Yohan Blake
Michael Frater - Not in great form
Asafa Powell - Withdrawn
Nesta Carter - Pulled up in 100m final
Dwight Thomas - Pulled up in 110m hurdles final
Who does this leave?
Mario Forsythe? Marvin Anderson?
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Re: Jamaica 4x100m

Postby camerajuan » Thu Sep 01, 2011 2:02 pm

Hopefully Ronaldo Rose & MLF can burn past him again!
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Re: Jamaica 4x100m

Postby shivfan » Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:24 pm

Indications are that Nesta Carter had a bad cramp, and should be fine for the 100m....

And Frater in bad form? Really? He looked really good in the heats, and was beaten in the semis by better men.

How about this? Blake-Carter-Frater-Bolt? They could be in with a shout for the gold medal, couldn't they?

Of course, I expect Bolt to be rested from an earlier round, and one of Anderson or Forsythe to run....

Edit: there's also Dexter Lee and Nickel Ashmeade, if needed....
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Re: Jamaica 4x100m

Postby SteveK26 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:07 am

As long as they have Bolt and Blake in their final line-up, and dont mess up the changes too badly, nobody can get anywhere near them.
Should be a good race for the minor medals , though, and I wish CVC would wake up and put Chambers in.
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Re: Jamaica 4x100m

Postby shivfan » Fri Sep 02, 2011 4:21 am

Of course, they could always fumble the baton, and being a Jamaican team, anything is possible....
:?
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Re: Jamaica 4x100m

Postby SteveK26 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 5:20 am

Shiv
You know as well as I do that they can run ultra safe changes and still win.
No need for risks with the team they have at their disposal.
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Re: Jamaica 4x100m

Postby shivfan » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:12 pm

And what a relay it was!
8)
This was the best baton changing I've seen from a jamaican since...I don't know when!

Great world record by the guys....
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Re: Jamaica 4x100m

Postby camerajuan » Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:58 am

As good a job as Frater & Carter did, there is no better anchor leg runner in the world than Asafa Powell.

Frater/Carter - Blake - Bolt - Powell = 36.xx - As long as Bolt sorts his feet out & can run the bend again. If not, switch him with Blake.

Mullings can sod off.
Lee isn't quick enough yet.
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