Jeremy 'Great White Hope' Wariner takes the Silver in 400 meters

Jeremy 'Great White Hope' Wariner takes the Silver in 400 meters

Post by Carl Land » Sat, 23 Aug 2008 12:15:14


Peckerwood didn't have it down the stretch run!

http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/beijing/track_field/news;_ylt=AivdFJ...

Merritt upsets Wariner to win 400-meter gold medal

BEIJING (AP)LaShawn Merritt has upset defending champion Jeremy
Wariner to lead a U.S. sweep of the medals in the 400 meters at the
Olympics.

Merritt pulled away down the stretch Thursday night to win in 43.75
seconds nearly a full second ahead of silver medalist Wariner, who
finished in 44.74.

The third American in the final, David Neville, did a head-first dive
across the finish line and wound up with the bronze in 44.80.

 
 
 

Jeremy 'Great White Hope' Wariner takes the Silver in 400 meters

Post by Cassi » Sat, 23 Aug 2008 16:27:56


Quote:
> Peckerwood didn't have it down the stretch run!

> http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/beijing/track_field/news;_ylt=AivdFJ...

> Merritt upsets Wariner to win 400-meter gold medal

> BEIJING (AP)LaShawn Merritt has upset defending champion Jeremy
> Wariner to lead a U.S. sweep of the medals in the 400 meters at the
> Olympics.

> Merritt pulled away down the stretch Thursday night to win in 43.75
> seconds nearly a full second ahead of silver medalist Wariner, who
> finished in 44.74.

> The third American in the final, David Neville, did a head-first dive
> across the finish line and wound up with the bronze in 44.80.

1 - 2 - 3......just like in the last Olympics.  (just not in the same
order)

 
 
 

Jeremy 'Great White Hope' Wariner takes the Silver in 400 meters

Post by famous2 » Tue, 26 Aug 2008 01:51:21

Carl:

Why bring racism into Jeremy's loss.  The man won an Olympic Gold four
years ago, and llike all athletes (red, white green, brown, or black)
they must lose at some point.


Quote:
> Peckerwood didn't have it down the stretch run!

> http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/beijing/track_field/news;_ylt=AivdFJ...

> Merritt upsets Wariner to win 400-meter gold medal

> BEIJING (AP)LaShawn Merritt has upset defending champion Jeremy
> Wariner to lead a U.S. sweep of the medals in the 400 meters at the
> Olympics.

> Merritt pulled away down the stretch Thursday night to win in 43.75
> seconds nearly a full second ahead of silver medalist Wariner, who
> finished in 44.74.

> The third American in the final, David Neville, did a head-first dive
> across the finish line and wound up with the bronze in 44.80.