20 Jun '13, 3pm

USATF Champs, Day 1: Wisdom from the Track-Side Superintendents, by David Hunter, note by Larry Eder: Drake St...

You won't find many who quarrel with the use of qualifying standards - they serve a useful purpose in ensuring top flight competitions among the most accomplished athletes. But you'll find many more who favor a simplification of the current "A" / "B" system which regrettably injects an inexplicable facet of complexity into the sport. Under the current intricate system, when a great upset occurs - the inevitable moment we as fans savor - the sport is often robbed of the joy of spontaneous celebration as a scurried search ensues to determine if a lower-finishing "A" qualifier - already defeated in the race that supposedly determines championship participation - might truly unseat the giant-killing "B" qualifier who prevailed when it was supposed to count the most. Or - nearly as unsettling - might that prevailing - and overachieving - "B" performer be given the opportunity t...

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