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April 04, 1966
BADMINTON—MRS. JUDY HASHMAN, a native of Baltimore who now lives in England, won her ninth unofficial women's world title in 12 years when she defeated Imre Rietveld of The Netherlands 11-6, 11-7 at the all-England championships in Wembley, England.
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April 04, 1966

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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On the Gulfstream track, muddied by a heavy downpour, Meadow Stable's FIRST FAMILY ($26.80), ridden by apprentice Earlie Fires, scored a 1�-length victory over Valley Farm's favored Selari in the $114,200 Gulfstream Handicap.

Mike Ford's KAUAI KING ($6.80), a Native Dancer colt ridden by Don Brumfield, took Gulfstream's Fountain of Youth Stakes for 3-year-olds by 1� lengths over Reginald Webster's Amberoid.

Anglo, a 50-to-1 shot, won the Grand National Steeplechase at Aintree, England and earned $62,535 for his owner, Stewart Levy, head of a London film company, when he beat favored Freddie by 20 lengths.

Ridden by Australian Scobie Breasley, RIOT ACT, Mrs. John F. C. Bryce's American-owned-and-bred Ribot colt, won the Lincoln Handicap at Doncaster, England, by half a length over Le Garcon, a 100-to-7 shot, and collected the $25,735 first prize.

MOTOR SPORTS—Ford cars, led by KEN MILES of Los Angeles and LLOYD RUBY of Wichita Falls, Texas, who won in a record average of 98.631 mph, gained the top three places in the 12-hour Sebring endurance race (page 36).

Jim Hurtubise of North Tonawanda, N.Y., driving a 1966 Plymouth, took the lead from Fred Lorenzen of Elmhurst, Ill. on the 277th lap and held it to win the Atlanta 500 stock-car race.

ROWING—OXFORD, with Jim Rogers of Yale as coxswain, won the 112th Oxford-Cambridge race on the Thames in cold and windy weather by 3� lengths in 18 minutes, 56 seconds. The victory was Oxford's 50th since the race began in 1829.

SKIING—FRANCE won the team competition for the Werner Cup at Sun Valley by eight points over Austria (page 88).

SWIMMING—USC beat Indiana 302-286 to win its fourth straight NCAA championship, at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. Olympian ROY SAARI, Southern Cal's freestyle star, took his three events—the 1,650-yard, the 500-yard and the 200-yard—for the third year in a row and became the second swimmer in NCAA history to win nine championships in his career.

Russia's 1964 Olympic Champion GALINA PROZUMENSHCHIKOVA, an 18-year-old schoolgirl, clipped 7/10 of a second off her own world 200-meter breaststroke record with a 2:44.6 at a meet in Moscow.

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