Ranking the Records Countdown - #8

We continue our Ranking the Records countdown across all events using the IAAF Scoring Tables with the #8 performances. Click here for a full explanation of how the rankings were determined.

Yesterday's #9s were the 2017 Newton girls 46.86 4 x100 relay and Jim Ryun's 1:49.6 800m.

Today's #8 performances involve Sydney, Australia and a small lake in Kansas.  Read on to learn their stories!