TRACK AND FIELD
miler, promised record-breaking race, disappointed with 4:14 mile on soft track in Sugar Bowl meet at New Orleans. James Mashburn of Oklahoma A&M won 440-yard dash in 48 flat, was voted meet's outstanding athlete.
D.C. Keisacker of Miami averaged better than 75 mph despite high waves, strong winds, led all way in 266-cubic-inch hydroplane, won international Grand Prix Paladium Trophy race in Orange Bowl regatta at Miami Beach.
Paul Schreck of New Orleans sailed his "Majordomo" to narrow victory over Gene Walet II, North American champion, in Lightning Class of Sugar Bowl regatta at New Orleans.
, smooth-striding U.S. track star, Olympic 800-meter champion in 1948 and 1952, world record-holder in 880-yard run (1:48.6) and 600-yard indoor run (1:09.6), winner of eight American national outdoor and indoor titles; voted James E. Sullivan Memorial Trophy, presented annually by AAU to "amateur athlete who did most to advance cause of good sportsmanship during the year."
Dr. Roger Bannister
, first man to run mile under four minutes; named Britain's sportsman of 1954. Bannister recently announced retirement, was selected as SI's sportsman of year (SI, Jan. 3).
, diminutive 17-year-old schoolgirl, first person to swim Lake Ontario; awarded Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's outstanding athlete of 1954.
DIED—James Wray, 83, who began life as fisherman in Australia, later became professional sculler, crew coach at Harvard (1905-15) and Cornell (1927-36); at Maiden, Mass. Wray's 1930 Cornell crew won IRA regatta at Poughkeepsie.
OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD