TITLE

From last week's trials we got our strongest Olympic team, but compared to the Australians it is still only SECOND BEST

AUTHOR(S)
Phinizy, Coles
PUB. DATE
August 1956
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;08/20/1956, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the swimming trials in Detroit, Michigan for a slot in the 1956 Olympic team. The results of the trials produced six new American records and five winners that made times that could have won them events in the previous Helsinki Olympics. Several promising medal winners are Shelley Mann in the women's 100-meter freestyle, George Breen in the 400-meter freestyle, and butterfly swimmer Bill Yorzyk.
ACCESSION #
54143090

 

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