> They were to change the schedule to cater to Mike Johnson's bid to win
> the 200 and 400.
> Anyone 'official' read this newsgroup that could give a response?
> I have tickets for what was supposed to be 100m dash finals, and I hoping
> it won't be affected.
I also have tickets for some 400 and 200 including one of the finals. I
also hope those days are not affected too much.
> > Not an official source, but I understand that the schedule change for the
> > 200/400 and the change to move the men's marathon to the morning will be
> > discussed at the IAAF meeting in March.
> > Steve Robie
> Steve: I'm sure Michael Johnson will approve of the probable changes that
> will occur with respect to the 200-400. I can't imagine trying to run the
> marathon in Atlanta, in the summer, at any daylight hour. To think that
> it was scheduled for a late start is unconcionable. We need less
> administrators and more athletes making the decisions (especially with
> respect to ticket pricing). Thanks for the info. Ted Moore
I know the medical people were very supportive of the move to the earlier
starting time; they were the ones that forced the move onto the agenda.