Sport: New Dawn Down Under

Nothing in the world of sport is more ephemeral than the careers of champion girl swimmers. No sooner do the girls reach their peak at around 18 than they get interested in careers or marriage, and become bored with thrashing through a chlorine-tanged pool. But in Sydney last week, Aussie Veteran Dawn Fraser staged one of the sport's great performances. Her age: an advanced 22.

The meet was billed as a tour de force for the amazing Konrads kids, the finest freestylers in history. John, 17, and Ilsa, 15, each held six world records....

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