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A roundup of the week Aug. 20-26
Compiled by GREG KELLY
September 03, 1984
BASEBALL—SOUTH KOREA beat Altamonte Springs, Fla. 6-2 to win the 38th Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.
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September 03, 1984

A Roundup Of The Week Aug. 20-26

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BASEBALL—SOUTH KOREA beat Altamonte Springs, Fla. 6-2 to win the 38th Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

CYCLING—In Moscow, LUTZ HESSLICH of East Germany set a world indoor record for 200 meters from a flying start with a time of 10.021, .228 second better than the mark of Sergei Kopylov of the U.S.S.R. NADEZHDA KIBARDINA of the Soviet Union rode to a world record of 3:58.025 in a women's 3-km race. She trimmed .873 second off the mark set by France's Jeannie Longo. Additionally, MARAT GANEYEV, VALERY MOVCHAN, VASILY SHPUNDOV and ALEKSANDR KRASNOV of the U.S.S.R. lowered their own two-week-old record in the 4,000-meter team pursuit to 4:14.26.

GOLF—DENIS WATSON shot a nine-under-par 271 to defeat Bruce Lietzke by two strokes in the $700,000 World Series of Golf in Akron.

Betsy King finished at three-under-par 281 to beat Muffin Spencer-Devlin by a stroke in a $200,000 LPGA tournament in Denver.

HARNESS RACING—France's LUTIN D'ISIGNY ($24.80), driven by Jean-Paul Andr�, beat Sweden's The Onion by seven lengths to win the $250,000 Roosevelt International Trot in Westbury, N.Y. The 7-year-old set a world record of 2:30 for 1� miles on a half-mile track.

HORSE RACING—JOHN HENRY ($4.20), with Chris McCarron up, finished 1� lengths ahead of Royal Heroine to win the Budweiser- Arlington Million in Chicago. The 9-year-old gelding was timed in 2:01[2/5] over the 1�-mile turf course (page 12).

MOTOR SPORTS—The McLaren TAG- Porsche team continued to dominate Formula One racing as ALAIN PROST won the Dutch Grand Prix by 10.283 seconds over teammate Niki Lauda in Zandvoort, The Netherlands. Prost averaged 115.60 mph for 71 laps on the 2.642-mile course.

Terry Labonte, in a Chevrolet Monte Carlo, beat Bobby Allison, in a Buick Regal, by 1.44 seconds to win a $228,800 NASCAR Grand National Event in Bristol, Tenn. that was slowed by 11 accidents. He averaged 85.365 mph for 500 laps on a .533-mile oval.

SOCCER—NASL: Two come-from-behind road victories ran Toronto's win streak to five as it leapfrogged over New York and Chicago into first place in the East. The Blizzard's David Byrne scored twice and had two assists to account for all the regulation scoring in a 2-1 victory at Chicago and a 3-2 shootout win at Golden Bay. In the West, Minnesota beat Tulsa 1-0 at home on a goal by Alan Willey and won again three days later when Willey again beat Tulsa 1-0 on the road. That allowed the Strikers to take over first briefly, but Vancouver regained the lead with a 3-0 defeat of Tampa Bay.

SWIMMING—World records at the Friendship '84 Games in Moscow were set by: SERGEI ZABOLOTNOV, U.S.S.R., 200-meter backstroke (1:58.41); SYLVIA GERASCH, East Germany, 100 breaststroke (1:08.29); KRISTIN OTTO, KARIN KONIG, HEIKI FRIEDRICH, and BIRGIT MEINEKE, East Germany, 4 X 100 freestyle relay (3:42.41); INA KLEBER, SYLVIA GERASCH, INFES GEISSLER, and BIRGIT MEINEKE, East Germany, 4 X 100 medley relay (4:03.69). Kleber's 1:00.59 for the opening backstroke leg of the medley also was a world record.

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