TIL of Alfred Nakache, a Jewish-French swimmer who held the 200m men’s breaststroke record, was deported to Auschwitz where his wife and daughter were murdered, yet came back to compete in the 1948 London Olympics

Read more: https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/olympic-perspective-alfred-nakache-the-swimmer-of-auschwitz-what-it-means-to-overcome/

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