Sport: New World's Records: Jun. 16, 1924

100-metre backstroke swim (for women) : Sybil Bauer of the Illinois A. C., 1 min. 223/5 sec., at Briarcliff Manor, N. Y.

150-metre free style swim (for women) : Gertrude Ederle of the Women's Swimming Association of N. Y., 1 min. 583/5 sec., at Briarcliff Manor, N. Y.

100-meter free-style swim: Johnny Weissmuller of Chicago, 50% sec., at Indianapolis.

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