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    Who from ISU is an Olympian this year?

    I know Jake Varner, Lisa Koll, and Ian Warner (Canada). Are there any other Cyclones competing in London next month?



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    Re: Who from ISU is an Olympian this year?

    Edward Kemboi (track) should be for Kenya in the 800m but was put down as fourth place. In the Kenyan trials he clearly finished 3rd (qualifying for London) only to be listed as 4th on the final results. The whole situation is really fishy

    edit: I'm a track nut so thats how I know all this



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    Re: Who from ISU is an Olympian this year?

    Quote Originally Posted by Messi View Post
    Edward Kemboi (track) should be for Kenya in the 800m but was put down as fourth place. In the Kenyan trials he clearly finished 3rd (qualifying for London) only to be listed as 4th on the final results. The whole situation is really fishy

    edit: I'm a track nut so thats how I know all this
    That sounds sketchy. Is there an appeals process?



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    Re: Who from ISU is an Olympian this year?

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    That sounds sketchy. Is there an appeals process?

    Not really, Kenya is a weird country when it comes to running. Theyre obviously really good but their whole T&F federation is very political.



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    Re: Who from ISU is an Olympian this year?

    Didn't Ejim make the Nigerian team?



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    Re: Who from ISU is an Olympian this year?

    Quote Originally Posted by BooneCy View Post
    Didn't Ejim make the Nigerian team?
    He was a finalist to make the team and was given a tryout, but ended up getting cut. I believe he was the only collegiate athlete to make it that far, so it's nothing to be too ashamed about.



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    Re: Who from ISU is an Olympian this year?

    Quote Originally Posted by BooneCy View Post
    Didn't Ejim make the Nigerian team?
    An earier thread said he didn't make the team, but enjoyed the environment.



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    Re: Who from ISU is an Olympian this year?

    Add Guor Marial to the list! Glad to see the IOC backed down on trying to make him compete for Sudan or not at all.

    South Sudanese marathoner to run under the Olympic Flag in London | Video | Reuters.com



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