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    White Americans at 100 meters
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    Boling is now the fastest white American male ever. 10.13 beats anything put up by Leach, Sime, Krulee, Newman, Lutz and Questad. And he is barely 19.
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    Kevin Little also ran 10.13 in 1998.
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    I hate this thread already, lol.

    Seriously though, if a White American ran a 9.85 our media would treat the poor guy like he was f-ing Roger Bannister : )
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    Quote Originally Posted by ArchH41 View Post
    Boling is now the fastest white American male ever. 10.13 beats anything put up by Leach, Sime, Krulee, Newman, Lutz and Questad. And he is barely 19.
    Not to be picky, but many faster USA sprinters had a 'white' parent or grandparent(s), so how are you making that distinction? (My thinly veiled point is that 'white' and 'black' are useless terms in this regard because people see differences on arbitrary bases.)
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    John Teeters and Devin Quinn (10.00 and 10.01) are faster.
    There may be others.
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    Maybe he will run that fast in another two years. Already national high school record holder. Many sprinters drop 3 tenths or more during college.
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    Good point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacksf View Post
    John Teeters and Devin Quinn (10.00 and 10.01) are faster.
    There may be others.
    Thank you for pointing out the egregious misstatement in the original post.
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    My error.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ArchH41 View Post
    Maybe he will run that fast in another two years. Already national high school record holder. Many sprinters drop 3 tenths or more during college.
    True, but many sprinters do not run any faster in college than they did in high school.
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