Aileen Riggin: SHE HAS DONE JUST SWIMMINGLY

For those who question the sincerity of the Olympics, for those who think the Games are just a moneymaking machine or a sounding board for the cacophony of world politics, here are two words: Aileen Riggin.

Actually, she's Aileen Riggin Soule nowadays. But in 1920 Miss Riggin was the 14-year-old gold-medal winner in women's springboard diving at the Olympics in Antwerp. "At the time, I was just an eighth-grader from Brooklyn Heights competing for the Women's Swimming Association of New York," says Mrs. Soule, who now lives in Honolulu, where she still swims for the--brace yourself--Humuhumunukunukuapuaa Swim Club. "When Helen Wainwright,...

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