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A roundup of the week July 28-Aug. 3
Compiled by ROY S. JOHNSON
August 11, 1980
BOXING—THOMAS HEARNS knocked out Pipino Cuevas at 2:39 of the second round to win the WBA welterweight title in Detroit (page 46). On the same card, HILMER KENTY stopped Oh Yong Ho on a TKO in the ninth round to retain his WBA lightweight crown, and YASUTSUNE UEHARA knocked out Sammy Serrano in the sixth round to win the WBA junior lightweight championship.
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August 11, 1980

A Roundup Of The Week July 28-aug. 3

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VOLLEYBALL: Men, U:S.S.R.; Women, U.S.S.R.


WEIGHTLIFTING: 220 pounds, OTA ZAREMBA ( Czechoslovakia); 242 pounds, LEONID TARANENKO ( U.S.S.R.); over 242 pounds, SULTAN RAKHMANOV ( U.S.S.R.).

FREESTYLE WRESTLING: 106 pounds, SERGEI KORNILAEV ( U.S.S.R.); 115 pounds, WLADSLAW STECYK ( Poland); 126 pounds, HO PYONG LI ( North Korea); 137 pounds, MAGOMEDGASAN ABUSHEV ( U.S.S.R.); 150 pounds, SAIPULLA ABSALDOV ( U.S.S.R.); 163 pounds, VALENTINE RAITCHEV ( Bulgaria); 181 pounds, ISMAIL ABILOV ( Bulgaria); 198 pounds, SANASAR OGANEYSAN ( U.S.S.R.); 220 pounds, ILYA MATE ( U.S.S.R.); over 220 pounds, SOSLAN ANDIEV ( U.S.S.R.).

SWIMMING—Three world records were set at the U.S. Swimming Championships and Olympic Trials in Irvine, Calif.: CRAIG BEARDSLEY, 1:58.21 in the men's 200-meter butterfly, shaving 1.02 off the mark set by Mike Bruner of the U.S. at the 1976 Olympics; MARY T. MEAGHER, 2:06.37 in the women's 200-meter butterfly, .23 second under the mark she established in 1979; BILL BARRETT, 2:03.24 in the men's 200-meter individual medley, surpassing by .05 second the mark set in 1979 by Jesse Vassallo (page 32).

MILEPOSTS—DIED: PATRICK DEPAILLER, 35; of head injuries sustained during a crash of his Alfa Romeo in practice for the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim. He was Formula II champion in 1974.

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