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In this race, I am in Lane 6 and I get a horrible start, as I popped up immediately after the gun. I won’t make excuses, but a lack of racing didn’t help (this was only my 3rd 100m of the year). In order to peak for a 100m, you have to run 5-7 races under your belt in a given season. For a 400m, 3-5 races is sufficient.
With 97 entries, and 72 declared athletes, this results in 9 heats on a 8 lane track, 2P6Tâ€ or Top 2 advance on Place and 6 fastest Times advancing to a 3-heat semifinal of 24 athletes. 81 declared athletes or more would result in an additional Preliminary round.
I placed 3rd in my race, but was not one of the 6 fastest times (32nd overall).