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Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.

From The New York Times:

Her Parents Thought Swimming Lessons Were a Good Idea

Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.…

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

Good video about former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

http://www.foxsports.com/video?vid=396080195760

Milt Campbell, 1956 Olympic Decathlon Champion, was an All-American swimmer

Last weekend at the Black History Invitational Swim Meet I had the opportunity to speak with Bruce Wigo, President of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, for an extended period of time. As always, he provided several new historical facts and stories. Given my track and field background, I found the Milt Campbell story he shared to be one of the most interesting. Not only was Milt a great athlete, but he was also fortunate enough to have a great coach who cared and took the time to help him develop his swimming skills. The partnership they formed was recipe for success. 

 

"Who Says I Can't Swim? Milt Campbell Proves 'Em Wrong"

By: Bruce Wigo, President, International Swimming Hal of Fame 

Views: 126

Tags: 1956 Melbourne Olympics, All-American, Bruce Wigo, Decathlon, International Swimming Hall of Fame, Milt Campbell, Olympic Games, Track and Field

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