hurdler


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an athlete who runs the hurdles

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Nigel Twiston-Davies' popular hurdler turns 10 in a few days so is approaching the veteran stage of his career, but as shown already this season he is apparently as good as ever.
Razldazl Raidio, Ballymac Manix's chief rival for last year's top hurdler crown and who won his last start over the 480m National course by nearly 12 lengths in 29.
So a hurdler doesn't run up to the hurdle, jump over and continue to the next.
Quite simply, Hurricane Fly is the best hurdler I have ever sat on.
The Welsh 400-metre hurdler tested positive in July last year for a prohibited substance contained in a contaminated supplement and was subsequently issued with a ban, the length of which was not made public.
He said: "We've always felt he would make a better chaser than hurdler.
THE top Australian and British sprint hurdlers will continue their running rivalry at the Sainsbury's Birmingham Grand Prix on August 24.
As good a hurdler as there is at two and a half miles, Dai Walters' gelding is sticking to the same distance at the larger obstacles but suffered a defeat to Taquin Du Seuil at this course last month.
The 19-year-old's warm-up routine has had nearly 133,000 views since it was uploaded to YouTube, with Twitter users labelling her "The Hottest Hurdler Ever.
Hurdlers spend significant portions of their training at work on the individual components of the event.
The following hypothesis was the basis for the draw up of this work: It is assumed that speed is the basic motor quality of the 100 m hurdler.
Peter Bowen's five-year-old is better known as a hurdler these days, and for good reason.
Welsh number one under-20 400m hurdler Luke Morgan, consolidated his position as the top junior men's hurdler, beating last year's under-17 champion.
Perry, a sprinter, hurdler and long jumper at Quartz Hill, was better known as a heptathlete in previous seasons.