SARASOTA, Florida, June 13. JEAN Troy, competing in the 80-84 age group, shot down five world records at the Bumpy Jones Classic held at the Selby Aquatic Center in Sarasota, Fla., over the weekend.
In long course meter competition, Troy, 80, clocked a 1:35.64, 3:27.26 and 7:24.53 in the 100, 200 and 400 free to wipe out the 1:37.78, 3:37.14 and 7:30.36 set by Margery Meyer. Additionally, Troy clocked a 4:18.72 in the 200 IM to erase the 4:25.05 set by Margaret Cunningham and a 9:32.43 in the 400 IM to take down the 9:43.23 set by Lois Nochman.
In other action, Gertrud Zint, 90, set the USMS standard in the 90-94 50 breast with a time of 1:43.76 to surpass the 2:58.60 set by Hilda Buel. Meanwhile, Brud Cleaveland, 90, took down a pair of USMS breaststroke records in the men's 90-94 division. He clocked a 1:01.64 in the 50 breast to eclipse the 1:09.80 set by Jim Penfield. He also touched in 2:28.24 in the 100 breast to shatter the 2:46.78 set by Walter Pfeiffer.
Special thanks to Rick Walker for contributing to this report.