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Olympic 400m Hurdles Race Shrouded In Controversy Over 'Super Spikes' Which Are Like 'Trampolines'

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SPORTbible
 2021-08-04
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The men's 400m hurdles final was box office entertainment, leading for many fans to already dub it "the race of the century". It saw Karsten Warholm absolutely shatter the world record, clocking a blistering time of 45.94 - 0.76 seconds quicker than the previous record. To put it in perspective,...

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Mike Constantine
08-04

The equipment athletes are allowed to use, It's approved long before the race is ever run! There should be no crying about it after the fact!

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waya unilihi
08-04

I watched that race...those guys ran like the hurdles weren't even there...that's how perfect their form was...absolutely incredible form and speed...it's crazy when you break a world record after running your best run ever and get 2nd place...THAT'S HOW FAST they were! Absolutely amazing race!

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jw.arnold
08-04

The “shoe” issue is a quick fix for the Olympic Committee. Select ‘ONE’ shoe Mfg. to supply ALL of the athletes. End of subject! The “track” is a anon-issue because they ‘all’ run on the same one!

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