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London Olympics Preview: The 4x400m Relay by hurdler49: Hurdles, Track & Field and Sports on Jul 24, 2012The 4x400m relay has been the traditional finale of track & field meets. It is a long drawn struggle, showcasing both the raw speed of the athletes and their ability to dig deep at such a grueling event. Unlike in the shorter relay, where aggrega...



Track Beauty of the Week: Olivia Borlée by hurdler49: Hurdles, Track & Field and Sports on Oct 8, 2010Olivia Borlée is this week’s track beauty! The 24-year old Belgian is a 200m specialist, with a personal best of 22.89s in the half lap. Her best time in the century dash is a respectable 11.39s. The eldest of the Borlée siblings has two majo...



The Borlées: En Route to Olympic History by hurdler49: Hurdles, Track & Field and Sports on Oct 4, 2010When the words “siblings” and “track & field” come together, the first name that pop  into my head is the Kallur twins. Susanna Kallur, in recent years, had distinguished herself in the women’s sprint hurdles, break...



Track Beauties of the Week: Susanna and Jenny Kallur by hurdler49: Hurdles, Track & Field and Sports on Aug 20, 2010Susanna and Jenny Kallur are this week’s track beauties! Before Belgium’s Borlee brothers, Europe’s favorite twin athletes were the Kallur sisters. Born in New York, USA to a former professional hockey player, the Kallur sisters hav...