Margalis Sets American Record in 1,000 Freestyle

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida, March 1. REPRESENTING St. Petersburg Aquatics at the Florida Senior State Championships, Robert Margalis established an American record in the 1,000-yard freestyle. Margalis clocked a time of 8:42.64 to better the 2001 record of 8:44.11 by Chris Thompson. Margalis split 4:19.66 at the midpoint of the race, a seldom-contested distance in major competition.

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