They must have had some good drugs back in the 80s; current 100m women’s record held by Florence Griffith-Joyner set in 1988

There was controversy over a tailwind, but the gap with the others could not be due to the wind. Her connection must be as good as any East German sports chemist. Marion Jones came close with 21.62 seconds in 1998 to Griffith-Joyner’s 200m record, which also still stands, before later admitting she had been doping.

That means that any decent high school boys athlete is faster than any woman who has ever lived by a good margin.


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