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WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2015 12:38 pm
by Wan
Let's open the topic with schedule and entry lists :

Men :
Qualifications : August 22, 6:40 pm (local time), 12:40 pm (CET), 6:40 am (EST)
Entry list :
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Final : August 24, 7:05 pm (local time), 1:05 pm (CET), 7:05 am (EST)

Women :
Qualifications : August 24, 9:30 am (local time), 3:30 am (CET), 9:30 pm (August 23, EST)
Entry list :
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Final : August 26, 7:00 pm (local time), 1:00 pm (CET), 7:00 am (EST)

Re: WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2015 11:32 am
by hardflex
Intriguing matchups in both groups.

On the men's side I'll say Lavillinie, Barber, and then Fillipidis. Winning ht 5.95 or better.

For the Women I'll give the edge to Silva and the rest in a dogfight right behind. I'm torn between rooting for the new rising starts vs the old guard that deserve a big win. Maybe I'll just root for them all !

Re: WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 8:43 am
by Wan
RL just qualified with only one jump at 5.70m... and on 16 steps... ;)
Philippidis out... :confused:

Re: WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:09 am
by Wan
Menaldo qualified too ! Yessss ! :D

Re: WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:15 am
by Wan
Barber qualified... Bravo to Canada... See you in two days... ;)

Re: WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:16 am
by Wan
Da Silva out ! :confused:

Re: WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:20 am
by Wan
16 vaulters qualified with 5.70 m ! Never seen that...
You have to see the final in two days... think it will be a great thing !

Re: WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:35 am
by Wan
A too short track for RL... like in Moskow two years ago... It explains his "only" 16 steps vault for those qualifications... Let's see in two days (5.93m is the record on 16 steps for RL).

Re: WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2015 4:26 am
by Wan
O.K...
Because now men's qualifications are over, let see who still remain for the final (a lot of surprizes in this list) :

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(P.S. : the "too short track" for RL was the "B" track for qualifications... The final will happend on the "A" track which should be enough in lenght for RL who needs around 47.50 m to jump on 20 steps)

Re: WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2015 2:44 pm
by hardflex
I'll take a stab at the top 8 Gonna be a great show !


top 3 Lavillinie Barber Lisek over 5.90 in that order.
Holzdeppe and Wojciechowski and Kendricks battle for next 3 positions 5.80 or better. 4th will be 5.85
Kudlica, and Gripich round out the top 8. 7th will be 5.80 3rd attempt

Re: WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2015 3:52 pm
by Wan
Totally agree with Hardflex.
Lisek is the guy... as Barber of course.

Re: WC 2015 - Beijing

Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2015 4:35 pm
by Wan
I said there were surprizes in the final list.
Just to say... I heard of course from Ivan Horvat but who heard before from Robert Renner, Ivan Gertlein or German Chiaraviglio ?
Sorry I didn't... Sure RL didn't either (and I think he doesn't care :P ).
Will be a great show tomorrow ! I'll be working, but I will try to be in line to live that with you.