Remembering Fran Crippen

Remembering Fran Crippen

Courtesy of Matthew De George, Swimming World Magazine.

The legacy of Fran Crippen, an International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame inductee and the only swimmer to die during a FINA competition (of any discipline), lives on.

At the University of Virginia vs. University of North Carolina dual meet, senior Ted Schubert set the pool record in the 400-yard individual medley in 3:45.99, breaking Virginia alumnus Crippen’s record from 2003.

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