Sport: New World's Records: Sep. 10, 1923

Half mile swim: Arne Borg, Sweden, 11 min. 8 ½ sec.; 1,000 yards: Arne Borg, 12 min. 47 2/5 sec.; 1,000 meters: Arne Borg, 14 min. 1/2 sec.

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