Colemanballs #3

While the results feed web-cam is down and we are waiting for the 48hr positions/distances to be published (more news on this as soon as it comes in but it currently looks like William is still in #1 spot and may well have done rather well for the 48hr point…)  – here’s a little something to pass the time…. more running-related “Colemanballs”…

  • “She hasn’t run faster than herself before.” – Zola Budd
  • “…and finally she tastes the sweet smell of success.” – Ian Edwards
  • “And there’s no ‘I love you’ message because Steve Ovett has married the girl.” – David Coleman
  • “We estimate, and this isn’t an estimation, that Greta Waitz is 80 seconds behind.” – David Coleman
  • “And with alphabetical irony Nigeria follows New Zealand.” – David Coleman
  • “He is accelerating all the time. That last lap was run in 64 seconds and the one before in 62.” – David Coleman
  • “He’s 31 this year. Last year he was 30.” – David Coleman
  • “…Her time about 4.13, which she’s capable of..” – David Coleman
  • “She never knows when she’s beaten except when she actually is.” – Stephen Hadley
  • “The winner of this race will be wearing socks.” – “Expert” commentary from the author of “Love Story” at the 1976 Marathon.