Yuko Matsuzaki Makes Them Laugh And Cry At The United Nations

Yuko Matsuzaki Makes Them Laugh And Cry At The United Nations

Yuko Matsuzaki Makes Them Laugh And Cry At The United Nations

Courtesy of WOWSA, United Nations Building, New York.

Yuko Matsuzaki, a Japanese inductee in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, shined like a star at the United Nations today.

She gave a hilarious, riveting speech that told her incredible transformation from a record-holding fin swimmer to a marathon swimmer of note.

She had the audience laughing with her exploits from Florida to Italy. Typically, she started her races with a bright smile and ended by an even bigger one; she was a crowd favorite on the professional marathon swimming circuit for decades.

Photo courtesy of Skip Storch.

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