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John J. Higgins
On February 22, 1936, John set a World Breaststroke Record using the Butterfly arm stroke with the frog kick in a time of 1:10.8 for 100 meters. In the l936 Olympic Trials he established a new American and World Record of 2:44.1 for the 200 meters, a record that stood for 12 years. His long career with the YMCA and Onleyville (RI) Boys Club, then
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The introduction of goggles to competitive swimming in the late 1960's is widely regarded as one of the greatest transformational technological advances in the history of the sport. Prior to their introduction, the amount of time swimmers could spend training or swimming distances, was limited by the harmful effects of chlorine and salt water on the eyes.
Who was the first swimmer to wear goggles in International pool competition, and what country was he from?
Swimmers who have answered correctly: John Fitzsimmons, Lance Rombro, Jonathan Daniel, Evan Weber, Anna Mason, Tess Beckett, Maddie Dooley, Lauren Waire, James Petrera, Ryan Miller, Emily Xu, Melody Jones, Lindsey Bartlett
Last Month's Winner : Lauren Waire, NBAC
Winner will be determined by a random drawing from all of the correct answers submitted.