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American swimmer

American swimmer

the official book of swimming records : world, Olympic, American, European, NCAA, AAU, NAIA, YMCA, AIAW, junior college, high school

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Published by Swimming World in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Swimming -- Records -- United States.,
    • Diving -- Records -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSwimming world magazine.
      Statementproduced by the editors of Swimming world magazine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV838.5 .A46 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination216 p. (p. 215-216 blank) :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4901187M
      LC Control Number76045702


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