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THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT
March 07, 1955
SOLOS OF THE WEEK
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March 07, 1955

The Wonderful World Of Sport

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SOLOS OF THE WEEK

Platform diver Juno Stover Irwin, 23, of Glendale, Calif. won 10-meter Pan American Games tryouts.

Three-meter winner at tryouts in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. was a pretty 18-year-old diver, Jean Stunyo of Grosse Pointe, Mich.

Olympic champion Jim McLane, ex-Yale star, won 1,500-meter swim to qualify for Games.

World record for 220-yard freestyle was set by U. of Michigan's exultant Jack Wardrop, who beat former record holder Ford Konno in 2:03.9 at Ann Arbor.

DUETS OF THE WEEK

T�te-�-t�tes took place between sociable camels in London zoo and Fighter Don Cockell of Britain and Heavyweight Champion Rocky Marciano in the offices of the International Boxing Club in New York. Cockell came to sign contract for May title fight.

Victory busses went to winners of international pancake race among housewives of Liberal, Kan., and Olney, England. British Consul H. J. Legg kissed over-all winner Mrs. Binnie Dick of Liberal, Verger Bill Mynard saluted Olney's Mrs. Doris Millward.

ROYAL ARABIAN BASKETBALL

The King of Saudi Arabia is a basketball fan. During a visit to the U.S. in 1947, as Crown Prince, he marveled at the size of New York City, toured industrial plants, attended diplomatic functions, learned the names of all makes of U.S. cars (he recognized only Cadillac and Pierce Arrow until then) and joyfully discovered the ball-and-hoop game.

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