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was a WR
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RE: 16 year old Debbie Heald takes down the Russians, sets AR in 1972
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Actually, her 4:38.5 was a WORLD record at the time. There was another thread on this amazing performance a few months ago.
http://www.letsrun.com/forum/flat_read.php?board=1&id=2362920&thread=2362494
The CA state meet made me think of what Heald and Lindgren were able to do. Imagine a 16 year old today taking down a world record holder and an Olympic champ in the same race.
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