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DanSad
July 14th, 2009, 12:39 PM
I was looking over the high school records and noticed one glaring disparity. The oldest record on the books is the boys public 500 yard free, set in 1983 by Jeff Kostoff at 4:16.39. The next oldest boys record is in 1991. The oldest girls record is the 100 fly set in 1996 by Misty Hyman. Any ideas as to why that one has stood for so long?

Jeff Commings
July 14th, 2009, 02:16 PM
At the time Jeff swam the 4:16, it was the American record.

Spock
July 14th, 2009, 02:21 PM
At the time Jeff swam the 4:16, it was the American record.

By 1/100th of a second! I was there and the crowd (and Jeff) went insane.

Lump
July 14th, 2009, 06:33 PM
Because Jeff Kostoff IS the man....he was WAY before his time.:applaud: One of my distance idols growing up.