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HOPE for BOTSWANA YET! NIJEL AMOS wins his heat in the QUARTERFINALS!

Based on this site here, Nigel Amos of Botswana won heat 1 yesterday in the quarterfinals with a time of 1 minute 45.90 seconds.  (My best heat in high school was about twice that for the same event!)

Here’s a better article (actually a photo) from a European source:

Botswana’s Nijel Amos, center, leads in a men’s 800-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012.

We’ll see!  Got to get to the finals.

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood “Sandy” Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia’s first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

2 Responses to “HOPE for BOTSWANA YET! NIJEL AMOS wins his heat in the QUARTERFINALS!”

  1. NavyOne says:

    I ran the 800 too in high school. I don’t remember my best time, but it was a hard race. Almost a sprint, but not quite.. .

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  1. […] Alas I did not beat the guy from Berlin.Here’s my favorite for any sort of medal:  Nijel Amos from Botswana.  Today, will be this wonderful African nation’s last chance for Olympic […]


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