• Short Summary

    IN WINNIPEG, CANADA, FOUR MORE WORLD SWIMMING RECORDS TOPPLED AT THE PAN-AMERICAN GAMES ON SUNDAY NIGHT (JULY 30), BRINGING TO TEN THE TOTAL OF BEATEN RECORDS SINCE THE SWIMMING EVENTS OPENED LAST THURSDAY.

  • Description

    IN WINNIPEG, CANADA, FOUR MORE WORLD SWIMMING RECORDS TOPPLED AT THE PAN-AMERICAN GAMES ON SUNDAY NIGHT (JULY 30), BRINGING TO TEN THE TOTAL OF BEATEN RECORDS SINCE THE SWIMMING EVENTS OPENED LAST THURSDAY.

    AWAY FROM THE POOL, AMERICAN WEIGHTLIFTER RUSSELL KNIPP MANAGED TO SQUEEZE INTO THE RECORD-BREAKING ACT BY IMPROVING HIS OWN WORLD MIDDLE-WEIGHT PRESS RECORD FROM 342.8 POUNDS (155.5 KILOS) TO 346.1 POUNDS (157.0 KILOS).

    CLAUDIA KOLB, 17-YEAR-OLD AMERICAN, BEGAN THE DAY'S RECORD-BREAKING SPREE WITH A TIME OF 2 MINUTES 26.1 SECONDS IN THE WOMEN'S 200 METRES INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY, BEATING HER RATIFIED MARK OF 2:27.8 AND A PENDING FIGURE OF 2:27.5.

    THEN GREG CHARLTON, ANOTHER AMERICAN, BROKE THE MEN'S WORLD 400 METRE FREESTYLE RECORD WITH A NEW TIME OF 4 MINUTES 10.2 SECONDS - POINT-NINE OF A SECOND UNDER.

    CANADIAN SWIMMER ELAINE TANNER CRACKER THE AMERICAN RUN WHEN SHE SWAM A BRILLIANT BACKSTROKE IN THE WOMEN'S 400 METRES MEDLEY, CLOCKING 1 MINUTE 7.1 SECONDS TO CLIP POINT-TWO OF A SECOND OFF HER OWN WORLD 100 METRES MARK SET LAST THURSDAY.

    AND IN THE SAME EVENT, THE UNITED STATES TEAM OF KENIDS MOORE, CATIE BALL, ELEANOR DANIEL AND WENDY FORDYCE SET A NEW WORLD TIME OF 4 MINUTES 30.0 SECONDS - NEARLY FOUR SECONDS UNDER THE AMERICAN TIME AT THE TOKYO OLYMPICS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7TSRSG0Z8HJ5K0XH1KX46UA9X
    Media URN:
    VLVA7TSRSG0Z8HJ5K0XH1KX46UA9X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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