Sport: Splashy Show

Syracuse University's new million-dollar swimming pool is reputed to be the fastest in the U.S.* Last week swimmers from 53 colleges came to try it out in the National Collegiate Swimming Championships. In a splashy show, the Syracuse pool lived up to its buildup, and Ohio State, headed by its top trio from Hawaii, managed to swamp the opposition (including Yale's defending champions) for the eighth time in twelve years.

Ohio State's three men from Hawaii, Sprinter Dick Cleveland, Distanceman Ford Konno and Backstroker Yoshi Oyakawa, all U.S. Olympians in 1952, did not go to Ohio State by chance. Ohio State's Coach...

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