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More Than a Ten Hour Wait for an Event That Lasts Less Than 10 seconds…
August 16, 2008, 12:10 pm
Filed under: Olympics
Photo by Vincent Laforet for NEWSWEEK

Photo by Vincent Laforet for NEWSWEEK

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Well, we’re here—all of us—at the “National Stadium” or Birds Nest, waiting for the start of one of the two big marquee events of the Olympic: The men’s 100m final. It’s the biggest “hurry up and wait” of them all.