With absolute abandon and recklessness, male and female swimmers last week set about revising world's swimming records. The orgy was (literally) stopped only when an official stopwatch broke.
At the Illinois Athletic Club (Chicago) Johnny Weissmuller established a 400-yd. free style record ,with 4 min. 4/5 sec.; John Faricy set a 200-metre breast stroke record at 2 min. 55 2/5 sec.
In the Roman Pool at Miami, the women took their fling.
Sybil Bauer, of the Illinois Athletic Club, broke world's records for the backstroke at 50 yds., 100 yds., 100 metres, 200 yds., 200 metres,...