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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).
TRACK AND FIELD
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.