Youngest World Record holder in history Karen Muir, passed away

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South African swimming legend Karen Muir passed away on Monday at the age of 60, after losing a battle with breast cancer. The 1980 inductee into the International Swimming Hall of Fame was part of a lost generation of South African athletes; she never competed at the Olympic Games during South Africa’s apartheid-induced banishment from the Olympics in the 60?s and 70?s. Quietly, though, she became the youngest swimmer in history to break a World Record (and believed to be the youngest person in any […]