AP Was There: Don Schollander wins 4 gold medals in swimming
EDITORS NOTE With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. It looks at the four gold medals won in swimming by American Don Schollander a record at the time and three gold and a silver by fellow American Sharon Stouder. Pair Big Fish At Tokyo-By JIM BECKER-Don Schollander and Sharon Stouder made quite a swimming team all by themselves. They won seven gold medals and one silver between them in the Tokyo Olympics, and each wound up by swimming on a winning relay team in the windup Sunday night. Schollander, 18, from Oswego, Ore., is the first man to win four gold medals in Olympic swimming.