Jean Boiteux – 1952 Olympic Champion


One of the most memorable events in swimming history occurred at the 1952 Olympic Games when the winner’s father jumped fully clothed into the pool to congratulate his son’s victory.

Courtesy of swimminghalloffame on YouTube

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