Sport: World-Shaker

In Los Angeles U.S. swim fans got their first look at a 20-year-old Japanese performer named Hironoshin Furuhashi. By week's end they had decided that he was the best swimmer in the world.

Furuhashi and his teammates, barred from last year's Olympics, had not only swum away with most of the honors at the A.A.U. championship meet, they had also broken world's records right & left. Speedster Furuhashi had set most of the new marks.

Bicycle Pedals. In one trial heat early in the meet, he swam the 1,500 meters (just under a mile) in 18 min. 19 sec., beating the previous world's...

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