Photograph 8114201
Dutch-born Marguerithe Ruygrok, of Weston, NSW, Australia has been chosen to represent Australia in the Olympic swimming team at Tokio. Marguerithe won the 100 and 200 metres titles in the NSW amateur swimming championships in Sydney, setting up an Australian record of 1/29.09 seconds fro the shorter event, and even breaking record time for the 200 meters with 2/53.5 seconds. In the Australian championships she clocked an even faster 100 meters breast stroke of 1/22.8 seconds. Marguerithe came to Australia when she was 4 years old and was naturalised in 1960. Marguerithe Ruygrok, at 16, is Australia's best prospect in the breast stroke style

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A12111, 1/1964/33/3
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