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A roundup of the sports information of the week
July 25, 1960
BICYCLING—GASTONE NENCINI, Italy, to the humiliation of France, pedaled into Paris, victor in 22-day Tour de France. Nencini won the world's longest bike race (2,607 miles) without winning any of the 21 stages of the race, but by turning in the smallest aggregate time.
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July 25, 1960

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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BICYCLING—GASTONE NENCINI, Italy, to the humiliation of France, pedaled into Paris, victor in 22-day Tour de France. Nencini won the world's longest bike race (2,607 miles) without winning any of the 21 stages of the race, but by turning in the smallest aggregate time.

BOATING—PETER BARRETT, Madison, Wis., earned right to represent U.S. in Olympic Finn Monotype class sailing event by taking first place in Olympic trials at Marblehead, Mass.

Mrs. Pat Hinman Makin, Manhasset Bay YC, defeated Defending Champion Mrs. James M. Mertz, American YC, 74� points to 69� points, for women's sailing title of Long Island Sound, Oyster Bay, N.Y.

BOXING—BENNY PARET, welterweight champion from Cuba, in nontitle bout, won 6-round KO over Sugar Hart, in first nontelevised main event in nine years at Madison Square Garden. Fight drew 4,425 (who paid $10,244), more than double previous average attendance.

Cisco Andrade, Compton, Calif., 7-round KO over Raymundo Torres, Mexico, lightweights, Los Angeles.

Phil Moyer, Portland, Ore., upset former Welterweight Champion Don Jordon for 10-round decision, Portland, Ore.

GOLF—STAN LEONARD, Vancouver, B.C., defeated Art Wall Jr., Pocono Manor, Pa., in sudden-death playoff in $25,000 Western Open at Detroit, after both had shot 278 for 72 holes. In playoff Leonard shot a birdie after putting his second shot just six inches from the hole, while Wall shot par.

Verne Callison, Sacramento, defeated Ty Caplin, Michigan State, 7 and 6 for National Public Links Amateur title, Honolulu.

Sandra Haynie, 17-year-old, 105-pound Austin, Texas high school student, handily won Trans-Mississippi women's championship in Cincinnati by defeating Judy Eller of Old Hickory, Tenn., 4 and 3.

Louise Suggs, Atlanta, $16,000 Trumbull Open, at Warren, Ohio, with 288 for 72 holes. Runner-up: Patty Berg, Chicago, with 290.

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