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    Quote Originally Posted by spkennyuk View Post
    200 meters at a guess.
    Ooh - you went the went with the wrong one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveT View Post
    Sally Gunnell??
    Correct answer - and will assume you know the distance as she didn't compete as a jumper

    1. Decathlon - Daley Thompson (MarkMas 2Pts)
    2. 100 meters - Linford Christie (SPK 1Pt)
    3. 400 Hurdles - Sally Gunnell (DaveT 2Pts)
    4. Triple Jump - Jonathan Edwards (SPK 2Pts)
    5. Jumper

    Which just leaves the most recent member of the club. Together with the World record Pts up for grabs SPK can't rest on his laurels just yet - a storming finish down the back straight could still pip him on the line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Navcorr View Post
    Oh - you went the went with the wrong one.

    I was thinking Carl Lewis was running around the same time and possibly stronger in the 100m.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spkennyuk View Post
    I was thinking Carl Lewis was running around the same time and possibly stronger in the 100m.
    Good logic - I guess when the Worlds went to a 2 year cycle he had more opportunity.

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    The last member is a long jumper - still 2Pts for the name though as generally he isn't as highly regarded for some reason. The World records pts are still up for grabs and could make all the difference in a photo finish.

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    Im out on this one. The only long jumper i can think of is the ginger haired bloke. No idea of his name.

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    That's close enough for the points!

    1. Decathlon - Daley Thompson (MarkMas 2Pts)
    2. 100 meters - Linford Christie (SPK 1Pt)
    3. 400 Hurdles - Sally Gunnell (DaveT 2Pts)
    4. Triple Jump - Jonathan Edwards (SPK 2Pts)
    5. Long Jump - Greg Rutherford (SPK 2Pts)

    Thompson & Gunnell were WR holders and Edwards still is.

    SPK dips at the line and we have a winner.

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    Could somebody jump in with a question please. Im busy most of the day.

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    Quick and easy one...

    What's next in the sequence P,D,N,T,*,*,*...replace the asterixes...
    Martin
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    Quick and easy one...

    What's next in the sequence P,D,N,T,*,*,*...replace the asterixes...
    Martin
    Currently owning Maserati 4200 CC 4th July 2003 Seat Ibiza SE TDI PD 22 June 2003 Kawasaki ZXR750 L1 1993 SEAT Leon FR
    Past Well Pedalled Rocketships:Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.4TP 2012, VW Polo 16V 1997
    Previous Sheds: Rover 214 SLi 1995, BMW 318i 1986, Vauxhall Astra 1984.
    Previous Motorbikes: Kawasaki ZX6R J2 2001 Honda CRF 230 2008 Kawasaki ZX9R C2 1998,Kawasaki ZX6R F2 1995, Suzuki GSX550ESD 1986.

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