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James Hines, known as Jim, was competing in the American national championships when he clocked a hand-timed 9.9secs in winning the final. He had actually set a time of 9.8secs in the heats, but that was not considered a record as the wind assistance was too strong.

100 m, Athletics, HINES, Jim, Mexico 1968, United States of America,
IOC - James Hines - 100m men - Athletics

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