The 800 metres, or 800 meters, is a common track running event. It is the shortest common middle-distance running event; the 800 metres is run over two laps of the track and has been an Olympic event since the first games in 1896. During indoor track season the event is run on a 200-metre track, therefore requiring four laps; the event was derived from the imperial measurement of a half a mile, a traditional English racing distance. Imperial racing distances were common in the United States. American high schools were the last to convert to metric distances in 1980, following the NCAA's conversion in 1976. Countries associated to the English system converted to metric distances after the 1966 Commonwealth Games. 800 m is 4.67 m less than half a mile. The event combines aerobic endurance with anaerobic sprint speed. Both the aerobic and anaerobic systems are being taxed to a high extent, thus the 800-metre athlete is required to combine training between both systems. Runners in this event are fast enough to compete in the 400 metres or the 4 × 400 metres relay but only Alberto Juantorena and Jarmila Kratochvílová have won major international titles at 400 m and 800 m.
If they are so inclined, 400 m runners are encouraged to run the 200 metres while 800 m runners are encouraged to run the 1500 metres or long distance events. 800m runners have training plans that include both speed and endurance work, in order to improve both the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems, as both of these are used in the race. All 800m athletes' training will be on the track during the outdoor season, will consist of repetitions of distances between 200m and 1000m. Coaches have varying opinions on training during Winter. 800-metre runners tend to include at least one longer run per week in their training schedule, but this may be more depending on their standard. For junior athletes these may be 2–4 miles, however for senior athletes these may be 5–7 miles. Sebastian Coe ran around 60-70 miles per week at his peak, it is worth noting that the training of these two athletes was aimed at the 1500m and mile as well as the 800m. The higher an athlete's standard, the more they are to do "strength and conditioning" training, which may include weight training, circuit training, or plyometrics.
The 800 m event is known for its tactical racing techniques. Because the 800 m event is the shortest middle distance event that has all the runners converge on lane one, positioning on the cut-in and the position of the pack is critical to the outcome of the race, it is believed that getting the first or second position early in the race is advantageous as these positions are not caught up in the pack. Olympic champions Dave Wottle, Yuriy Borzakovskiy and others have defied that logic by running a more evenly paced race, lagging behind the pack and kicking past the slowing early leaders; the winner of 800 m races at high levels are not determined by the strongest runner but instead by the athlete with the best positioning near the end of the race. This can lead to the most exciting aspect of the 800 m, its high probability of an upset. Competitive races tend to put the athletes in different lanes. Sometimes the race will begin on a "waterfall" start, making the starting line much more crowded and making it difficult to have a good start.
This is unlikely anywhere else. Two common tactics for the 800 metres are running a positive split between laps; the positive split is considered to be the more effective strategy, but on occasion experienced runners have been known to use a negative split to their advantage. A positive split is achieved by running the first lap faster than the second lap, a negative split is achieved by the opposite, running the second lap faster than the first could help; the current world record holder, David Rudisha, runs using a positive split strategy. In his 2012 Olympic race, he ran his first lap in his second lap in 51.63 seconds. Theoretically, an split is the most effective strategy, but it is nearly impossible to achieve due to the race's length; as of October 2019 Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 1:42.32: David Rudisha ran 1:41.01, 1:41.09, 1:41.33, 1:41.51, 1:41.54, 1:41.74, 1:42.01, 1:42.04, 1:42.12A, 1:42.15. Wilson Kipketer ran 1:41.24, 1:41.73, 1:41.83, 1:42.17, 1:42.20, 1:42.27, 1:42.32.
Nijel Amos ran 1:41.89, 1:42.14. Correct as of July 2018. Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 1:55.28: Caster Semenya ran 1:54.60, 1:54.98, 1:55.16, 1:55.27, 1:55.28. Jarmila Kratochvílová ran 1:54.68, 1:55.04. Ana Fidelia Quirot ran 1:54.82. Nadezhda Olizarenko ran 1:54.85. Pamela Jelimo ran 1:54.87, 1:54.97, 1:54.99, 1:55.16. Olga Mineyeva ran hand-timed 1:55.1. Yelena Soboleva of Russia's time of 1:54.85 set in Kazan on 18 July 2007 was annulled due to doping offense. Mariya Savinova of Russia's time of 1:55.87 set in Tula on 5 July 2008 was annulled due to doping offence. World junior records are held by Pamela Jelimo. Both marks coincidentally rank them as the
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Albania has more than 152 rivers and streams, forming 8 large rivers flowing from southeast to northwest discharging towards the Adriatic coast. The rivers of Albania have 41.25 km3 per year. A majority of the precipitation that falls on Albania, drains into the rivers and reaches the coast on the west without leaving the country. In the north, only one small stream escapes Albania. In the south, an smaller rivulet drains into Greece. Due to the topographical divide is east of the border with the Republic of North Macedonia. An extensive portion of the basin of the White Drin, basin is in the Dukagjin region, across the northeastern border with Kosovo; the Lake of Ohrid, Lake of Prespa and the Small Lake of Prespa on the southeast, as well as the streams that flow into them, drain into the Black Drin. The watershed divide in the south dips nearly 75 km into Greece at one point. Several tributaries of the Vjosa River rise in that area. About 65% of their watershed lies within the Albanian territory.
"I Protest" is a rap song by a Kashmiri singer MC Kash, that he sang in 2010. The song, about the unrest in Indian Kashmir and Human rights abuses in Kashmir and failures by Kashmiri politicians including the separatists, it became an immediate hit in the outside. The song was sung during protests; the studio where the song was recorded was raided by the local police after the song was released and the staff was questioned about involvement of any separatist leader. Kash, disturbed by the deaths of youth, including his friend, in the unrest, wrote the song. According to Kash, he wrote this in English to spread awareness about the situation in Kashmir. Kash faced hard time in recording his songs after this song was released as most of the studios denied facilitating him and he felt considerable pressure to stop raising such issues in his songs after people close to him showed concern about his security. 2010 Kashmir unrest was a series of violent clashes in Jammu and Kashmir between the state and the locals, who took to streets protesting against the killing of three locals in the state.
110 people were killed in protests during this protest. The lyrics to the song are graphic; the song's video begin with news clippings about the protests during the 2010 protest. Kash challenges the Indian occupation in the song by saying, "Tales from the dark side of a murderous regime, an endless occupation of our land an' our dreams", considered sedition according to Indian law, where no one can question India's claim over Kashmir, he criticizes the local media of not covering the human right violations in the region by saying "sponsored media who hide this genocide". The song ends with the name of those sixty five people who lost their lives during the struggle in 2010, up till September; the song made Kash a popular among the people of the valley and it became a protest anthem for the Kashmiris who were protesting against the state. Kashmiri youth express their protest against the indian forces, by displaying "I Protest" banners in blogs, social networking sites, etc; those who didn't come out of their homes also put "I Protest" as their status on social networking sites.
Groups by the name of "I Protest" were started on Facebook, updated with the deeds of Indian security forces against the civilians by posting stories and videos. Kash influenced many other Kashmiri youngsters to express their feelings through the art of singing. A verse from this song became the title of the book Until My Freedom Has Come, a collection of essays on Kashmir, edited by Sanjay Kak. World News: Kashmiri rapper’s fight against violence - thestar.com BBC News – Kashmir
Patrick Collins is an American heterosexual pornographic film producer–director, former owner of Elegant Angel Productions, a member of the AVN Hall of Fame and the XRCO Hall of Fame. Collins worked in sales before his career in the adult film industry when he joined Evil Angel Productions in 1989 as a sales manager at the behest of owner John Stagliano, they founded Elegant Angel Productions as a subsidiary of Evil Angel and earned himself the moniker of the Collinator from his adult film acting roles. In 1992, Collins had his industry directorial debut Buttwoman Does Budapest. In 1996, Collins would take Elegant Angel independent. Collins was inducted into the XRCO XRCO Hall of Fame in 2000 and was inducted into the Adult Video News Hall of Fame in 2002. In 2003, Arena magazine listed him at fourteenth on the "50 Most Powerful People in Porn" list. In January 2015, Patrick Collins decided to leave the adult industry and sold his half of Elegant Angel, his ex-wife, retains ownership. Between September 2010 and September 2012, Patrick Collins Inc. filed suit against 200 "John Does/IP address" in many different federal district courts in the US alleging that the copyright held by Patrick Collins Inc. via BitTorrent for adult movie content had been violated with the illegal download through the various internet provider systems used by the John Does.
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Track of Thunder is a 1967 stock car racing film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Tommy Kirk. Gary and Bobby are both love the same girl, Shelley. Fake newspaper articles by Georgina Clark start appearing highlighting a feud between them. At first Bobby and Gary ignore the reports but the rivalry becomes genuine, it turns out Georgina is in cahoots with Maxwell Carstairs, manager of the racetrack, hired by a syndicate to turn the sport into a lucrative gambling venture. Bobby's mechanic, Bowswer Smith, exposes the truth. Bobby refuses to drive Carstairs' car in the big race so Bowser is killed. Bobby settles down on a farm with Shelley. Gary becomes a champion stock car racer. Gary's father marries Bobby's mother and Carstairs is arrested for embezzlement. Tommy Kirk as Bobby Goodwin Ray Stricklyn as Gary Regal H. M. Wynant as Maxwell Carstairs Brenda Benet as Shelley Newman Faith Domergue as Mrs. Goodwin Majel Barrett as Georgia Clark Chet Stratton as Mr. Regal James Dobson as Bowser Smith Paul Crabtree as Mr. Bigelow Sam Tarpley as Colonel Lee Filming started in October 1966 and took place around Nashville.
In real life, Tommy Kirk was a go-karting enthusiast. However he did not remember the movie fondly: James Dobson was the other big star and he was a complete jerk... as far as I'm concerned, one of the most obtuse and insensitive people I've known in my life. I was fooling around with drugs at the time. I just took the money. I don't think it's a useless piece of trash like some of the other things I did, but it's not much of a film; the New York Times called it a "tired, cliché-ridden little movie" which should "discourage any similar projects about stock-car racing for some time to come" and "probably will dampen the hopes of any youngsters intending to make a career of slamming around a speedway in a churning mass of autos. The film is that dull." However it did. The cars move, in fact, miles ahead of the plot and most of the performances" and that "there is some quite, steady acting, in the standard role of a worried mother, by Faith Domergue—more real acting than the lady achieved in her glamour-girl heyday."
List of American films of 1967 Track of Thunder on IMDb Track of Thunder at TCMDB