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    Dennis got a reaction from hckošice in [OFF TOPIC] Eurovision Song Contest 2022   
    Not too well. They finished in 22nd place with 38 points. 33 of those points came from the professional juries, whereas they only received 5 points from the televoting, all from   
     
    They had to open the show, which is often not a good position as the voting only starts after all 25 songs have been performed. By that time a lot of people had forgotten the Czech song or they only started watching the show after they had already performed. 
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    Dennis reacted to kungshamra71 in [OFF TOPIC] Eurovision Song Contest 2022   
    My personal only explanation is that they sang better in the jury session (jury votes are not based on yesterdays final, but on the test run they do one day earlier), and the public vote based on the videoclip, because the live singing yesterday I found it pretty horrible 
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    Dennis reacted to Olympian1010 in [OFF TOPIC] Eurovision Song Contest 2022   
    My issue was that I like the recorded version more than the live performance. It’s already been on my playlist for months. It’s the best outright, just not this evening.
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    Dennis reacted to heywoodu in [OFF TOPIC] Eurovision Song Contest 2022   
    I've read a lot of comments saying people have had their TV on mute, but still knew Spain was the best
     
     
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    Dennis reacted to heywoodu in [OFF TOPIC] Eurovision Song Contest 2022   
    Bulgaria kinda sounds like the Pokémon song, Gotta catch 'em all! I like it  
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    Dennis reacted to Agger in [OFF TOPIC] Eurovision Song Contest 2022   
    I honestly felt that it was rather uninteresting!
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    Dennis got a reaction from Ted in Speed Skating 2021 - 2022 Discussion Thread   
    Carlijn Achtereekte, Olympic Champion 3.000m in 2018, has made a switch to cycling.
     
    She transferred internally from the Jumbo Visma speed skating team to the Jumbo Visma cycling team. Her first big competition will most likely be the national championships on the road next month. 
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    Dennis got a reaction from phelps in Speed Skating 2021 - 2022 Discussion Thread   
    Carlijn Achtereekte, Olympic Champion 3.000m in 2018, has made a switch to cycling.
     
    She transferred internally from the Jumbo Visma speed skating team to the Jumbo Visma cycling team. Her first big competition will most likely be the national championships on the road next month. 
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    Dennis got a reaction from Jinzha in Fencing FIE World Cup 2021 - 2022   
    Now that’s a surprise! A Dutch medal in foil? 
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    Dennis got a reaction from prso1000 in Men's Volleyball FIVB World Championship 2022   
    The tournament will be hosted by  and  now according to the Polish PM. 
     
    https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/poland-slovenia-host-world-championship-says-polish-pm-2022-04-14/
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    Dennis got a reaction from EupenM in Men's Volleyball FIVB World Championship 2022   
    The tournament will be hosted by  and  now according to the Polish PM. 
     
    https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/poland-slovenia-host-world-championship-says-polish-pm-2022-04-14/
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    Dennis reacted to Jinzha in Athletics 2022 Discussion Thread   
    Big results at the Rotterdam Marathon today: TWO national records!
     
    Abdi Nageeye, 1st place in 2:04:56
     
     Nienke Brinkman, 2nd place in 2:22:51 in her 2nd professional marathon
     
    Brinkman is a special story. She was a field hockey player just below the national professional level, so she choose to go for a career outside of sports. As a researcher in Switzerland she started running mountainous trail runs. She ran so fast that she decided to train for a marathon, and just debuted straight into the international elite at 28 years old. And now she holds the national record!
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    Dennis got a reaction from CCB in Short Track Speed Skating ISU World Championships 2022   
    Third Dutch World Champion in a row on the women's 500m:
     
    2019: Lara van Ruijven (rest in peace) 2021: Suzanne Schulting 2022: Xandra Velzeboer  

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    Dennis got a reaction from Jinzha in Short Track Speed Skating ISU World Championships 2022   
    Third Dutch World Champion in a row on the women's 500m:
     
    2019: Lara van Ruijven (rest in peace) 2021: Suzanne Schulting 2022: Xandra Velzeboer  

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    Dennis reacted to intoronto in Short Track Speed Skating ISU World Championships 2022   
    Akar is in the A final for the 1500
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    Dennis got a reaction from Jinzha in Short Track Speed Skating ISU World Championships 2022   
    Schulting is also out due to COVID. At the previous world championships she won 5 gold medals which she now cannot defend. 
     
    With Fontana also out , I assume it will be between Choi and Boutin in front of her home crowd on the women’s side?
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    Dennis reacted to Illya in Athletics WA Indoor World Championships 2022   
    Unbelievable gold for Yasya
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    Dennis reacted to phelps in Speed Skating ISU World Cup 2021 - 2022   
    the Thialf finally back to capacity crowd! 
     
    and what a wonderful farewell to Ireen Wust...
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    Dennis reacted to Jinzha in Athletics WA Indoor World Championships 2022   
    TEAM NL
     
    Women
    N'Ketia Seedo - 60m
    Zoë Sedney - 60mh
    Maayke Tjin-A-Lim - 60mh
    Lieke Klaver - 400m
    Femke Bol - 400m
    Jessica Schilder - shot put
    Lisanne de Witte - 4x400m
    Eveline Saalberg - 4x400m
    Andrea Bouma 4x400m
     
    Men
    Joris van Gool - 60m
    Koen Smet - 60mh
    Liam van der Schaaf - 60mh
    Liemarvin Bonevacia - 400m
    Isayah Boers - 400m
    Tony van Diepen - 800m
    Samuel Chapple - 800m
    Tim Verbaandert - 3000m
    Menno Vloon - pole vault
    Nick Smidt - 4x400m
    Taymir Burnet - 4x400m
    Terrence Agard - 4x400m
    Jochem Dobber - 4x400m
     
    Sadly no Nadine Visser, no Anouk Vetter and no Emma Oosterwegel. I think Visser and Oosterwegel are injured and Vetter chose a shorter indoor season. Femke Bol, Liemarvin Bonevacia and the 400m relays are probaby the highlights! I'm curious what Sedney and Schilder will bring in their events.
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    Dennis got a reaction from Jinzha in Short Track Speed Skating 2021 - 2022 Discussion Thread   
    Angel Daleman is turning 15 this month and will still be a junior when the 2026 Olympics are happening. 
     
    She's also by far the biggest Dutch talent in long-track speed skating. Last month, she won the Junior B championships (15/16 years as of 01/07/2021) over 500m, 1.000m, 1.500m and 3.000m (), while she is still a C-junior (13/14 years as of 01/07/2021). Of course that means she is also the B-junior national sprint champion and national alround champion (by 3.5 points, an amazing gap you almost never see). 
     
     
    Right now she's combining both sports, but we'll have to see if she decides to focus on one.
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    Dennis reacted to heywoodu in Speed Skating 2021 - 2022 Discussion Thread   
    Danila Semerikov (part of a Dutch team) had some interesting clothes during the open Dutch marathon championships in Sweden this weekend  According to himself, those are just his normal clothes...
     

     
    Meanwhile in beautiful (for now) Baselga, Davide Ghiotto set the 10k track record at 13:25 minutes Saturday. That had been held at 13:38 by Bart Veldkamp, who with that race almost managed to take the European allround title from Dmitry Shepel in 2001  Good times
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    Dennis reacted to heywoodu in Speed Skating ISU Allround & Sprint World Championships 2022   
    Can't they rent a boat?  
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    Dennis got a reaction from Ted in Speed Skating ISU Allround & Sprint World Championships 2022   
    won't compete in next week's World Championships in  Hamar as they can't fly to Norway due to travel restrictions. This will mainly have a significant impact on the sprint championships where Russians on both the male and female side were among the title favorites.
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    Dennis reacted to Mkbw50 in Track Cycling 2022 Discussion Thread   
    Sir Jason Kenny has retired. He won seven Olympic gold medals and two silvers, making him the best British Olympic athlete ever. A sad day, but as I first read the headline as "Jason Kenny dies" instead of retires
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    Dennis reacted to rafalgorka in Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022 Polls Final Results (Provisional)   
    Final standings of the Beijing 2022 olympics polls.
     
    Thank you all for participating in the polls, that was FUN!
     
    @Wumo 29
    @mrv86 28 1/3
    @phelps 24 1/3
    @Topicmaster1010 23 1/3
    @rafalgorka 23
    @orangeman 22 1/3
    @Gianlu33 21 1/3
    @Styrka 20 5/6
    @Henry_Leon 19
    @NearPup 19
    @hckošice 18 1/2
    @Einarsen 18
    @Belle 16 1/2
    @Monzanator 16 1/2
    @ChandlerMne 16 1/3
    @james89 16
    @Agger 15 1/2
    @maestro 15
    @Dunadan 14 1/4
    @mester 13 1/2
    @Fly_like_a_don 13
    @vinipereira 12 1/2
    @Ted 12 1/2
    @FireRun 12
    @Federer91 10 1/2
    @LowerSaxony 10
    @IoNuTzZ 9 1/2
    @Adriano 9 1/2
    @Joshi 9 1/2
    @Jinzha 9
    @JoshMartini007 8 1/2
    @Sindo 8 1/2
    @Kirkpatrick 7 1/2
    @Griff88 7
    @Ros 7
    @rybak 7
    @Andry84 7
    @Dennis 6 1/2
    @LEVARTOZ 6 1/2
    @Vic Liu 6
    @EupenM 5 1/2
    @uk12points 5 1/2
    @Illya 5
    @FancyFenchel 4 1/2
    @Trebron92 4
    @Jan Linha 3 1/2
    @dcro 3 1/2
    @Benolympique 3 1/2
    @heywoodu 3 1/2
    @pdr4332 3
    @Arnoud Beldman 2
    @intoronto 1 1/2
    @Morten Jensen 1 1/2
    @Olympian1010 1 1/2
    @Swewi 1 1/2
    @jfpseijo 1 1/2
    @Speedy 1
    @stamura84 1
    @gualty80 1
    @De_Gambassi 1/2
    @Walter Egow 1/2
    @Orangehair43 1/2
    @Vektor 1/2
    @OlympicsFan 1/2
    @Peterpeer 1/2
     
     
     
     
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