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08-05-2012, 03:16 PM
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Lindsay Berg injured (USA setter). US in trouble for the rest of the tournament as Thompson is not nearly as good. Might lose a medal if its a serious injury.

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Bolt with 9.63, not bad.

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Shame he had a bit of a slow start, everything was in place to break the WR

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If Bolt still wasn't intimidated by his false start last year, we probably would've had a WR. Heck of a run though, he's got opponents pushing him going forward.

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I'm sensing the Czechs upset the 4th seed Americans, Ross and Kessy (Womans beach)

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Whoever the colour commentator for NBC is needs to shut the **** up. He's awful to listen to and so unintelligent about the game.

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I love this Czech team.

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nooooo, they lost the first set.

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nooooo, they lost the first set.
USA wins!

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Welp, back to weekdays. Which means back to five days of delayed broadcast on west coast NBC!

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Not nearly as impressed by this kind of women's weightlifting as with the lower weight classes earlier during the olympics and the sorts of weights they could lift relative to their bodyweights.

For instance, the 289lb clean & jerk by the 117lb women's gold medalist (2.5x BW).
Saw portions of that as well, very entertaining, and a few decent looking girls too.

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Saw portions of that as well, very entertaining, and a few decent looking girls too.
The form displayed on the snatches in particular was just utterly spectacular. I mean, they take the most technically complex and unforgiving lift and do it absolutely perfectly at twice their bodyweight.

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Saw portions of that as well, very entertaining, and a few decent looking girls too.
Women's 53kg bronze medalist Cristina Iovu



mmmm, she can lift me any time.

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So much for the Olympic village being a massive sex orgy saw half of the Russian team in Heathrow airport today going home. Spoke to bronze medal winning swimmer Andrey Grechin, he was standing in the baggage check-in area by himself so I thought I would say привет, pretty cool guy, though it was terrifying having my first ever conversation in Russian with a 6'6" olympian, luckily he spoke English.

I did not get to see gymnast Aliya Mustafina though that would have been a dream come true, though I would have been too scared to speak to her anyway


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I'm sensing the Czechs upset the 4th seed Americans, Ross and Kessy (Womans beach)
You sense the USA will lose every match. I hope you aren't a gambling man

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You sense the USA will lose every match. I hope you aren't a gambling man
First time I've made a prediction.. It was a very close math though where the Czechs almost won. 25-23 first set.

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08-05-2012, 09:20 PM
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So much for the Olympic village being a massive sex orgy saw half of the Russian team in Heathrow airport today going home. Spoke to bronze medal winning swimmer Andrey Grechin, he was standing in the baggage check-in area by himself so I thought I would say привет, pretty cool guy, though it was terrifying having my first ever conversation in Russian with a 6'6" olympian, luckily he spoke English.

I did not get to see gymnast Aliya Mustafina though that would have been a dream come true, though I would have been too scared to speak to her anyway
Did you just go to the airport to meet olympians?

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08-05-2012, 09:23 PM
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Did you just go to the airport to meet olympians?
I gather he works/stalks there.

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No, I was flying to New York

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Women's 53kg bronze medalist Cristina Iovu



mmmm, she can lift me any time.
I see your weightlifter and raise you a German judoka.


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08-05-2012, 09:43 PM
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like Bolt even more after this, class act.


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like Bolt even more after this, class act.

It was great seeing him high 5 everyone

One of the few guys that wins "all the time" that I cheer for

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NBC showing the 100m Finals right now. I wonder if Bolt can do it again...

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