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Justin Gatlin ready to fire out the blocks again

Fourteen-hundred-and sixty-one days, including the leap year for those doing the math – a high school education, an election cycle.

For Justin Gatlin, sprinter extraordinaire, the last four years have crawled by slower than a slug with arthritis, and just as achingly so.

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Now he can’t wait for the day after July 25, when his ban expires to lay everything on the track.

“Some days I think about it,” Gatlin said about racing again. “I think I’ll be overwhelmed with emotion, power, rage, ready to fire out of the blocks and run until my shoes come off.”…..Read More

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  1. tony roots

    January 13, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    i dont think gatlin is going to fire out the starting blocks any more, i think the NYTRO has worned out of him…. unless he refuels….. he,s no threat.

  2. sonia

    January 21, 2010 at 4:32 pm

    I am looking forward to Gatlin’s race. I think he needs a reality check and what better place to get it.


    January 21, 2010 at 7:37 pm

    Tony roots— your’e too funny! lol.

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