Dr. Robert Keast, 34-year-old anesthesiologist, disdained use of normal skin diver's equipment, remained submerged for 10:58.9 at San Rafael, Calif, to better world breath-holding record, explained it is not need of air that makes one breathe but "amount of carbon dioxide that must be let out" (March 18).
Lionel Peter Twiss, English test pilot, zoomed needle-nosed Fairey delta-winged jet at fantastic 1,132 mph in flight, bettered 824 mph average set by U.S. Air Force's Colonel H. A. Hanes last August (March 11).
Jiro Nagasawa, Yale graduate student from Tokyo, took dead aim at world butterfly swim records in race against clock at New Haven, surpassed world and U.S. standards for 200 meters (2:19.3) and 220 yards (2:20.3), also covered 200 yards in 2:07.1 for U.S. record (March 14).
North Carolina State's Dick Fadgen and Cortland State Teachers' George Breen smashed U.S. short-course marks in Eastern Intercollegiate League individual championships at Ithaca, N.Y. Fadgen's time: 2:19.9 for 200-yard breaststroke (March 15); Breen's feat: 17:44.5 for 1,500-meter freestyle (March 17).
Johnny Saxton, jabbing, clutching and running away from Welterweight Champion Carmen Basilio most of the 15 rounds, was presented with title for second time (the first: victory over Kid Gavilan) when referee and judges voted him booed decision in Chicago (see page 30).
Floyd Patterson got little resistance from washed-up Heavyweight Jimmy Walls, floored inept rival three times before winning by TKO in second at New Britain, Conn.
Light Heavyweight Champion Archie Moore, weighing in at flabby 194� pounds and sporting beard, took time off from part-time job as disc jockey to maul Frankie Daniels for 10 rounds in nontitle fight at Hollywood.
Sailor, Brookmeade Stable's 4-year-old chestnut colt, hustled into early lead, met late challenges by Find and Mielleux by responding sharply to Jockey Willie Hartack's urging to win $100,000 added Gulf-stream Park Handicap. Favored Nashua, loaded down with 129 pounds, finished seven lengths back in fifth place (see pages 24 and 48).