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    I was reviewing Soto's career..he had the 8th best jump in 1984 (2.33m) and the 3rd best in 2001 (2.35)...nearly 20 years later. Is there any high jumper that had this type of longevity??

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    >Is there any high jumper that
    >had this type of longevity??

    Only one
    Było smaszno, a jaszmije smukwijne...

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      Soto - world age records for 16--29,32,33. (1984-2001)

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        Soto - world age records for 16--29,32,33. (1984-2001)

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          >Soto - world age records for 16--29,32,33. (1984-2001)

          Javier Sotomayer does hold World Age Group Bests/Records for the High Jump at age 16,17 and 18 years of age. He is also joint/equal best/record holder of the 19 years of age record.
          His records at the given ages are;
          16 yo; 2.33m (7 ft 7 3/4 inch) Havana on 19th May 1984
          17 yo; 2.34m (7ft 8 1/4 inch) Havana on 20th March 1985
          18 yo; 2.36m (7ft 9 inch) Santiago de Cuba 23th of Feburary 1986
          19 yo; 2.37m (7ft 9 1/4 inch)Athens 20th of June 1987

          More Records/Bests for various Age-Groups can be found at the following webpage; http://62.116.49.180/age-records/

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          • #6
            Re: Sotomayor's longevity

            Ok I bit and looked. Hasn't this guy been busted for drugs at least twice?

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