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Post  Jerry on Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:48 pm


Missed it by that much: Marathoner loses $27K by one second
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http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/blog/fourth_place_medal/post/Missed-it-by-that-much-Marathoner-loses-27K-by?urn=oly-wp356

My guess is he didn't know it. affraid
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Post  GregC on Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:50 pm

@Jerry wrote:My guess is he didn't know it. affraid

I'd be shocked if he didn't know about the bonus. Those guys know there window to win money isn't that great so they're looking to maximize every payday they can. Still sucks for him.
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Post  Nick Morris on Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:05 pm

At least he has a good attitude about it...kinda sucks though Neutral
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Post  Jerry on Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:18 pm

@GregC wrote:
@Jerry wrote:My guess is he didn't know it. affraid

I'd be shocked if he didn't know about the bonus. Those guys know there window to win money isn't that great so they're looking to maximize every payday they can. Still sucks for him.

According to this Fox Sports article:

http://msn.foxsports.com/other/story/Kenyan-misses-%252427-thousand-bonus-by-1-second070311

he beat the 2nd place by only 2 seconds. It does seem to be all he had. confused
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Post  Mike MacLellan on Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:13 am

$37k is nice. $10k is still nice.
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