Sport: Big splash

The world's greatest swim sprinter is knock-kneed, rusty-haired Alan Robert Ford. During the past month, his last at Yale, he has taken a final fling at rewriting the record books. Result: eleven new American free-style and backstroke marks. Last week, in the midst of his final Navy (V12) exams, he made the biggest splash of all. Keeping his stroke long and easy (extra effort generates power but not speed, like an automobile in second), Ford couldn't help feeling that he was loafing. Three official A.A.U. watches contradicted him : he had traveled 100...

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