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A roundup of the week July 27-Aug. 2
Compiled by ALEXANDER WOLFF
August 10, 1981
BASKETBALL—Kevin Magee's 31 points led the U.S. to a 93-87 victory over the U.S.S.R. and the gold medal at the World University Games in Bucharest.
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August 10, 1981

A Roundup Of The Week July 27-aug. 2

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BASKETBALL—Kevin Magee's 31 points led the U.S. to a 93-87 victory over the U.S.S.R. and the gold medal at the World University Games in Bucharest.

BOWLING—ROY BUCKLEY defeated Earl Anthony 213-207 to win the $95,000 Greater Buffalo Open.

BOXING—CHUL-HO KIM knocked out Willie Jensen in the 13th round in Pusan, South Korea, to retain his WBC super-flyweight title.

CYCLING—SERGEI KOPYLOV of the U.S.S.R. set a 200-meter sprint world record of 10.37 seconds on a covered track in Moscow. The previous mark, established by Daniel Morelon in 1966, was 10.72.

FOOTBALL—Cleveland beat Atlanta 24-10 in the NFL Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio (page 22).

GOLF—PETER OOSTERHUIS shot a four-under-par 280 to defeat three other golfers by one stroke and win the $425,000 Canadian Open in Oakville, Ontario.

Donna Caponi shot a 12-under-par 276 to beat Jan Stephenson by six shots in a $150,000 LPGA event in Danvers, Mass.

HARNESS RACING—FREEDOM FELLA ($5), Sheldon Goudreau in the sulky, defeated Brand New Fella by 3� lengths to win the $210,000 Monticello Classic. The 3-year-old paced the mile in 1:55[4/5].

Ben Webster drove SEAHAWK HANOVER ($5.80) to a half-length victory over Eastern Skipper in the $224,955 Messenger Stakes at Roosevelt Raceway. The 3-year-old paced the mile in 1:58[2/5].

In the $100,000 Challenge Cup Trot at Roosevelt Raceway, the French horses JORKY ($2.40), driven by Leopold Verroken, and IDEAL DU GAZEAU ($2.60), with Eugene Lefevre in the sulky, finished in a dead heat. Both covered the 1� miles in 3:05[2/5].

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