Andy Coan, 17, on the cover of Swimming World magazine in October 1975, the year he broke Olympian Mark Spitz’s world record in the 100-meter freestyle.
Andy Coan, 17, on the cover of Swimming World magazine in October 1975, the year he broke Olympian Mark Spitz’s world record in the 100-meter freestyle. Swimming World
Andy Coan, 17, on the cover of Swimming World magazine in October 1975, the year he broke Olympian Mark Spitz’s world record in the 100-meter freestyle. Swimming World

At 17 he swam faster than Mark Spitz for a world record. Andy Coan dies at 59

March 20, 2017 09:25 PM

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