Surprises

The Many Surprises of the Olympic Marathon Trials

A few months just before the 2020 Olympic Trials in the marathon, which took area on Saturday in Atlanta, I acquired an e-mail from a well known jogging journalist who was conducting a pre-Trials poll. The e-mail was tackled “Dear Marathon Pro,” and requested my picks for the leading finishers in the men’s and women’s race, where the to start with three make it on to the Olympic team. Here was a opportunity to announce myself as the Nate Silver of obscure sporting situations. Alas, I was not in a position to capitalize. In the end, I managed to correctly

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