Interview with Coach Soichi Sakamoto tape 5 6/20/84

Interview with Coach Soichi Sakamoto, coach of the Three-Year Swim Club, recorded at his home in McCully on June 20, 1984. Topics include how the swimmers didn't get to compete in the 1940 Summer Olympics that were to be held in Japan (the games were canceled because World War II broke out), the politics of swimming, his post-war swimmers, Bill Smith at the London Olympics, what he would do if he could redo his coaching, and the rules of coaching.

Languages: English


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