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A Maddening Attempt To Figure Out Why So Many Runners Broke Records In One Event At The Track World Championships

It is theoretically possible that a gust of wind greater than 0.924 meters per second swept along the semifinalists on the track while registering a lower number at the gauge yards away—or that the strong wind blew before or after the gauge’s pickup zone. But I don’t have the fluid dynamics theory down well enough to figure that out.

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