Altered reality wrote:doot doot wrote:Sihine and Bekele would have known Farah fell? I don't think EPO gives superpowers mate. These posts are nonsense.Fast races every race wrote:Everyone knows this. No one does this. There is no team work. A team (like Sihine, Bekele, that other tall [email protected] from the early 2000s) would have been aware that Mo had fallen (in Rio) then dropped a monstrous surge. Hell, they would have punished him for choosing to run in last place from the beginning.
Despite this, the still have good athletes come out and race, though at the Olympics this year it was a total flop for them. However, Kamworwor and the road guys have more endurance then Mo. If they go at a suicidal (63s for the first couple of laps) pace while mo plays his go the pack game he would have a lot of work to do when the field strings out by the second lap. While somebody sacrifices themselves as a pacemaker, mo would find themselves struggle to move up through the huge string of 25-30 athletes that he would have to move around slowly. The Kenyans would slow to 64s by this point, but mo would have to still run laps faster than that running wide to pass people to get back into the race. by 4k the leading group would by be Kenyans with the Ethiopians behind them, and they would be starting to pull ahead with a gap developing between them and the rest off the field. Mo would get to the front of this main field. but then have to make up this gap, and since nobody in the field would want to the make the solo move up into the lead group. After waiting for somebody to move, Mo and Rupp decide to move together and join the lead group, Rupp doing the work for Mo. Kenyans are still running 64s and hit halfway just under 13:20. Halfway threw through the sixth kilometer they would have rejoined the Kenyans, who half dropped all but 1 Ethiopian by this point. After the sixth kilometer the pace begins to slow to 65s as the Kenyan pacers has tired. They Kenyans move past him and he gets dropped. the pace remains at 65 and raises to a 66 before the Kenyans start pushing 63s again to try and drop Mo. There is 2 km left, mo tries to take the lead and slow the pace and holds it for 200 meters before the Kenyans attack and push Again, resulting in a 65 lap, but the Kenyans run the next lap 2 laps in 59 and 61. By not allowing mo to take the lead at this stage, he is not able to slow the pace to prepare for his kick, and thus the playing field is leveled. It is now a battle between the 2 Kenyans and Mo, and a 60 second last lap leaves one of the of the two Kenyans as the victor In a winning time of around 26:35.
There is no cooperation even if the talent/fitness were there for Kenya and Ethiopia. So there will just be silver medals and below so long as The Slow Mo Show decides to jog around the track.
No Kenyan is capable of running 26:35 right now. Not even Kamworor on a perfect day.
Maybe the collective "oooohhhh" of tens of thousands of spectators, a quick turn of the head, or a glance at the jumbo-tron could have clued them in?
Maybe any one of our numerous sensory or information gathering abilities could have provided a signal?
(This is all premised on the leaders' desire to actually race, though. So this whole damned exercise is moot.)