Passages: Cecil Colwin, 85


One of the big thinkers of our sport passed away yesterday, 85-year-old Cecil Colwin out of South Africa, for 26 years placing fellow countrymen on every Olympic team until South Africa was banned from Olympic competition. Read for instance here on SwimNews.


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