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July 03, 1961
BOATING—DR. BRITTON CHANCE, 1952 Olympic champion from Philadelphia, won four out of five races to sail off with the 5.5-meter championship of the Baltic regatta in Russia. Chance had 6,914 points to 4,835 points for Paul Borowsky of East Germany, who was second.
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July 03, 1961

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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BOATING—DR. BRITTON CHANCE, 1952 Olympic champion from Philadelphia, won four out of five races to sail off with the 5.5-meter championship of the Baltic regatta in Russia. Chance had 6,914 points to 4,835 points for Paul Borowsky of East Germany, who was second.

BOXING—BOB CLEROUX of Montreal opened a cut over Alex Miteff's left eye in the fourth round of their heavyweight bout in Montreal, continued to work on it until the fight was stopped after the sixth, giving Cleroux a seven-round TKO.

At Madison Square Garden Middleweight YAMA BAHAMA of Bimini, B.W.I, found young Jose Gonzalez an easy mark, poked his way to a 10-round decision before a small and bored audience of 2,000.

FOOTBALL—The WEST ALL-STARS stopped the East's running attack, then survived three touchdown passes by Georgia's Fran Tarkenton to score 30-20 victory in the first All-America College Bowl game at Buffalo, N.Y. Washington's Bob Schloredt and UCLA's Bill Kilmer put on their own passing show (mostly to UCLA End Marv Luster, voted the most valuable player in the game) and threw for two touchdowns. The West added two more touchdowns on Schloredt's five-yard run and a blocked kick.

GOLF—ARNOLD PALMER, hard pressed by playing partner Sam Snead's 5-under-par 66 on the final round, shot a two-under-par 69, finished with a 271, two strokes under Snead to win the $30,000 Western Open in Grand Rapids.

United States defeated Canada 7� to 4� to win the Carling Cup in St. Louis. Decisive victories were turned in by the two U.S. teams of Julius Boros and Chuck Kocsis, Ernie Vossler and Ed Meister, each for 2� points.

Jack Nicklaus, in an all- Ohio State final, took the lead from the first green, held off a late rally by his schoolmate Mike Podolski to win the National Collegiate title at Lafayette, Ind. 5 and 3 (see page 48). Nicklaus was 6 under par at the end of the 33 holes.

Judy Hoetmer, 20-year-old University of Washington junior, staged a late comeback to defeat Karen Schull of the University of Kansas 1-up to win the Women's Collegiate championship in Ann Arbor, Mich.

George Dawson, 59-year-old sporting goods company executive, left a field of 220 far behind to win the Western Seniors championship in Milwaukee for the third time. Dawson shot a one-under-par 139, 10 strokes under second-place George Haggerty of Detroit.

Billy Joe Patton of Morganton, N.C. ran off with the Southern Amateur championship in Knoxville, Tenn., defeated Sonny Ellis of Atlanta 10 and 9 for the title.

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