Kiefer only man to break 1 minute in 100 backstroke

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Kiefer only man to break 1 minute in 100 backstroke - Breaks Records DuringPractise 16 Years Old...
Breaks Records DuringPractise 16 Years Old Adolpli Kief er "Ready" for Big Time Competition. CHICAGO (UP) Adolph Kiefer, 16, the only person ever to swim 100 yards on his back in less than a minute, broke a couple of world's records today just to show his trainer he's "about ready" for big time competition. But Adolph's trainer. Big Stan Brauninger, was convinced already. already. "He could've broken any of these backstroke records a year ago,'' Brauninger said. "But I kept him under wraps until he quit growing so .fast." Kiefer, a tall, solid youngster with an infectious smile, rose from the pool and trotted toward Bruan-inger. Bruan-inger. Bruan-inger. He'd just slipped through 50 yards of water in 27 seconds, one and one-tenth one-tenth one-tenth seconds faster than the approved world mark His breath was even and he looked

Clipped from The Decatur Daily Review05 Mar 1935, TuePage 11

The Decatur Daily Review (Decatur, Illinois)05 Mar 1935, TuePage 11
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