Quote Of The Day
“At one point, it was like the punch line to a bad joke.”
“Not so long ago, the idea of a world-class Chinese sprinter – never mind three of them – was an alien concept in athletics, as absurd as a Kenyan winning a global 400m hurdles title, a Jamaican leading the world in the discus throw or a pair of Americans going 1-2 in a world 3,000m steeplechase final.”
– Opening lines of a Spikes profile on the rise of 3 Chinese sprinters (2 male, 1 female) to world-class status.
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