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RE: That was the worst 5000m final in an Olympics ever

Um, yeah wrote:

[quote]deanouk wrote:

If other athletes didn't push the pace earlier, then they obviously felt they could out kick Mo.

It's more likely that they knew they would get outkicked by Mo (and many others) if they were to lead and push the pace, but by staying conservative, they at least had a chance to grab a medal (even if it wasn't gold).[/quote]
Mo is also the fastest right now in both races

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