Sad Stretch for Swimming

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There’s also a press release on Swimming Australia’s web site saying that 1964 Olympic bronze medalist Peter Reynolds (backstroke on the medley relay) passed away on May 1 after a fight with cancer.

And Ervin Zador, one of the main players for Hungary in the infamous ‘Blood in the Water’ match with the USSR at the Melbourne Olympics and late a longtime coach in California, also died in Saturday.

A very sad week for the sport indeed.

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