Pre-Olympic one-on-one showdowns heats up

The Olympics are coming everyone. Yay! What a great time for the media to play rivalries, real and non-existant. This article at the IAAF gives a good summary of what the media will be hyping for the next few weeks. Here’s a quote from hurdler Liu Xiang.

“I came here to get some competition,” he said. “I’ve been training hard but training is different to competition.

“I wasn’t surprised at all [by his rivals’ times at the US Trials] because they are very, very good hurdlers. I will need to focus to get a good result. The 110m hurdles is an event where you can’t make a mistake.”

 

Read the full article in International Association of Athletics Federation. 

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