|Detroit Swimmers |
CHAUTAQUA, Ohio., June 19. Doug Webster, 16, of the Patton Swim
Club, of Detroit, broke the Midwest men's open 1,650-yard freestyle record
when he covered the distance in 19 minutes 26 seconds. yesterday. Ed Beck,
of Cincinnati, held the old record of 19:30.
Joan Makkonen, another 16-year-old Patton star, set a women's
record of 21:10, breaking the 23:13 record held by Caroline Booth, of
Dayton. Laura Novak, won two events in the girls' 10-and-under
division, the 100 yard backstroke in 1:21.4 and the 200-yard individual
medley in 2:52.
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