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Unread postby KirkB » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:49 am

At 5.55, 25 of 38 vaulters still in, with Hooker and Walker the only two still passing.
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Unread postby achtungpv » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:49 am

Rans has a lot height and fall on it. Lots of guys coming up short.
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Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:50 am

IAAF:
22:47
Group A in the men's pole vault has raised their bar to 5.65m. Group B just followed suit.

22:40
We count fourteen men over 5.55m in the pole vault, and several still attempting. Fifteen: Derek Miles just cleared.

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Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:50 am

Bar going up to 5.65. This height will most likely make finals.

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Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:51 am

17 vaulters remain, it needs to be knocked down to 12.

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Unread postby SKOT » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:51 am

NBC shows 17 over 5.55m with two to still come in. GL to all!

Edit: You beat me to it, you bum!
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Unread postby achtungpv » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:51 am

Hooker sporting a boogie nights style 70s hair band and is warming up.

Starodubtsev looks like he's 14 and weighs a buck 20 dripping wet. doesn't get his plant up and bails.
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Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:52 am

Starodubtsev kicks it off with a miss.

Miles misses too :(

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Re: Men's Prelims Live Updates - Discuss Here Only!

Unread postby KirkB » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:52 am

Becca - almost the inverse. 13 out.
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Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:53 am

Latvala (who passed the previous height) misses.

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Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:54 am

I forgot about passes... 25 vaulters remain!

I think 5.65 on a first attempt should make it to finals. Lots of vaulting.

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Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:54 am

Andreev and Holzdeppe miss


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