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FOR THE RECORD
July 27, 1959
BOATING—ROYONO, prized 71-foot Naval Academy yawl, first over line, first on corrected time in 123-m. Virginia Cruising Cup race, in 19:29:50; Annapolis to Old Point Comfort, Va.
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July 27, 1959

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BOATING—ROYONO, prized 71-foot Naval Academy yawl, first over line, first on corrected time in 123-m. Virginia Cruising Cup race, in 19:29:50; Annapolis to Old Point Comfort, Va.

Maverick, Phoenix, driven by Bill Stead, over Miss Thriftway, Seattle, driven by Bill Muncey, by scant 1.8 sec. in Diamond Cup for hydros, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

BOXING—RORY CALHOUN cautiously poked way to 10-round split decision, in return bo it with British Empire champion, Dick Tiger, middleweights, Syracuse.

BICYCLE RACING—FEDERICO BAHAMONTES, Spain, pedaled to victory in 2,706-m. Tour de France, in 123:46:45. First to win title for his country in estimated $150,000 race.

CHESS—ROBIN AULT, 17, Columbia U. student, checkmated Larry Gilden in final round, for score of 7-2 and U.S. Chess Federation jr. championship, Omaha.

FENCING—ALLEN L.N. JAY, London, men's foil; EMMA EFIMOVA, Russian schoolteacher, women's foil; RUSSIA over West Germany, 9-3, men's team foil; HUNGARY over Russia, 8-6, women's, team foil, world fencing championships, Budapest.

GOLF—GENE LITTLER, Singing Hills, Calif., Insurance City Open at Wethersfield, Conn., with 272 for 72 holes.

Mickey Wright, Bonita, Calif., Alliance ( Ohio) International tournament for women, with 72-hole total of 291.

HARNESS RACING—ADIOS BUTLER: $64,457 William H. Cane futurity pace, 1 1/16 m., by 2 lengths over Adios Oregon, in 2:09, Yonkers (N.Y.) Raceway. Clint Hodgins, driver.

HORSE RACING—NOBLE NOOR: $163,850 Juvenile Championship St., 6 f., by � length over Tompion, in 1:10, Hollywood Pk. Don Pierce up.

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