Charles Vinci, chunky, 122�-pound weight lifter, hoisted 290 pounds overhead in two-hand clean and jerk for new world's bantamweight standard in Ohio AAU tournament at Dayton (Jan. 29). Old mark: 286 pounds.
Ohio State quartet—Yoshi Oyakawa (backstroke), Van Leer Hoffman (breast-stroke), Al Wiggins (butterfly) and Jim Kimmel (freestyle)—eclipsed world record for 200-yard medley relay with 1:42.2 clocking in special attempt at Ohio State Natatorium (Feb. 3). Old standard: 1:47.6, but Iowa State turned in 1:44.8 recently.
Atie Voorbij, 15-year-old Dutch schoolgirl, claimed world mark of 1:11.9 for 100-meter butterfly at Velsen, Holland, beating her old standard by more than a second (Feb. 5).
Charles Krepp, University of North Carolina swimmer, bettered NCAA and American records for 200-yard individual medley with 2:09.2 clocking at Chapel Hill, N.C. (Feb. 4).
George Sydnor, compact Villanova sprinter, became 11th man to run 60 yards indoors in 6.1, tied world record in dash heat at New York's Millrose Games.
Russia displayed vaunted strength to dominate Winter Olympics, but individual standout was Austria's triple gold-medal winner, Alpine Skier Toni Sailer. (See page 21 and Olympic Scoreboard, page 27.)
TRACK AND FIELD
David Sime, picture-running Duke sophomore, showed he could come off blocks fast, too, won Millrose Games 60-yard dash going away, from veteran field in 6.2 at New York. Among other winners: North Carolina College's Lee Calhoun in 60-yard hurdles (7.3), Villanova's Charley Jenkins in 600-yard run (1:11.2) and Ron Delany in mile (4:09.5), Bob Richards in pole vault (15 feet 4 inches) and Ernie Shelton and Bob Barksdale in high jump (6 feet 8� inches).
Tommy (Hurricane) Jackson, "up-from-the-sticker-bushes" heavyweight from Far Rockaway, N.Y., slapped, pawed and cuffed bemused Bob Baker about Madison Square Garden ring with splendid energies, won majority decision in televised 10-rounder.