The 10 Best Memes From The Pre Classic

The 2019 Prefontaine Classic didn't just produce winners and losers, it also gave us track fans a whole bunch of memes to feast over. The following screenshots were pulled from the NBC Gold broadcast for the internet to enjoy.

May I now present the 10 best memes from Pre...

1. My Bib Has The Wrong City Name...But That's None Of My Business


Context: 400m hurdler Rasmus Mägi takes a drink of water before his race.

2. "Everyone Always Asks How Far Is Shot Put, No One Asks How Is Shot Put"


Context: A flying shot put thrown by women's Pre champion Gong Lijiao of China.

3. The 2019-2020 Los Angeles Lakers Bench


Context: (L-R) Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Brahim Kaazouzi and Filip Ingebrigtsen before the Bowerman mile.

4. When The Good Cop/Bad Cop Routine Isn't Cracking The Suspect


Context: Mondo Duplantis listens to fellow pole vaulter Sam Kendricks after a jump with an official (seated) close-by.

5. Gather 'Round And Let Me Tell You About The Time I Ran 8:18


Context: Sifan Hassan shares a seat with Laura Weightman after winning the Pre Classic 3k.

6. You vs. The Guy She Told You Not To Worry About


Context: Two-mile runner-up Paul Chelimo (top left) and third place finisher Selemon Barega (bottom left) after the race, with winner Joshua Cheptegei celebrating (right).

7. When The Shred Is Gnar Gnar


Context: Ben Blankenship before the Bowerman mile.

8. Sha'Carri To College After Her 10.75 At NCAAs


Context: Sha'Carri Richardson before the women's 100m.

9. Me When Titanic Comes On


Context: Christian Coleman celebrates after winning the men's 100m.

10. When Mom Makes Pizza Rolls


Context: Chris Nilsen celebrates a pole vault clearance.

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