Sunday, August 20, 2017 | ePaper
Australia`s oldest relay swimmers national record broken
The four men aged 87, 90, 91 and 92 decided to challenge for the record a second time, after a former member John-William Steen, died a day before their first attempt in 2016.
"I persuaded at a funeral of one of my swimmers, when they saw me they asked how I was swimming and said why don't we start a relay team?" former British navy swimmer, John Sheridan told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.