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A roundup of the week June 10-16
June 24, 1985
BADMINTON—HAN JIAN of China defeated Morten Frost of Denmark 13-18, 15-10, 15-8 in the men's singles final at the fourth World Badminton Championships, in Calgary, Alberta.
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June 24, 1985

A Roundup Of The Week June 10-16

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Smile ($3.80), Jacinto Vasquez up, won the Arlington Classic by 7� lengths over Red Attack. The 3-year-old ran the 1? miles at Arlington Park in 1:51[1/5].

MOTOR SPORTS—KLAUS LUDWIG, JOHN WINTER and PAOLO BARILLA, driving a Porsche 956, won the Le Mans 24-hour endurance race by 25 miles over Jonathon Palmer, James Weaver and Richard Lloyd, also in a Porsche 956. The winners averaged 131.747 mph for a record 3,161.94 miles around the nearly 8�-mile course.

Bill Elliott, driving a Ford Thunderbird, won a 400-mile NASCAR race by 13.5 seconds over Darrell Waltrip in a Chevrolet, in Brooklyn, Mich. Elliott averaged 144.72 mph on the two-mile oval.

Michele Alboreto of Italy, in a Ferrari, finished 1.957 seconds ahead of Stefan Johansson of Sweden, also in a Ferrari, at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, to take the lead in the Formula One drivers' point standings. Alboreto averaged 108.6 mph for the 70 laps around the 2.74 mile Gilles Villeneuve circuit.

Mario Andretti, in a Lola-Cosworth, finished 25.17 seconds ahead of Al Unser Jr., also in a Lola-Cosworth, to win a CART event in Portland, Ore. He averaged 107.083 mph for the 104 laps on the 1.9-mile road course.

ROWING—HARVARD beat Princeton by .47 second to win the National Intercollegiate Rowing Championship at East Fork State Park near Cincinnati. (page 64).

SAILING—BOOMERANG, an 81-foot Frers sloop owned by George Coumantaros, beat Bill Koch's Frers 81-footer, Matador, 3-11 to win the inaugural maxiboat regatta in Newport.

TENNIS—BORIS BECKER won his first Grand Prix tournament and $35,000 by defeating Johan Kriek 6-2, 6-3 in the final of the Queen's Club grass court tournament in London. Jimmy Connors was upset in the opening round by Mike DePalmer.

Pam Shriver beat Betsy Nagelsen 6-1, 6-0 to take the Edgbaston Cup in Birmingham, England. She received a first-place prize of $20,320.

TRACK & FIELD—WILLIE BANKS set a world record in the men's triple jump with a leap of 58'11�" at the U.S. outdoor championships in Indianapolis (page 56); and MARYANNE TORRELLAS set an American record in the women's 10,000-meter walk with a time of 48:38.16, well under Susan Brodock's 1979 mark of 50:32.8.

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