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A Roundup of the Week July 16-22
Compiled by Michael Jaffe
July 30, 1990
BASKETBALL—The U.S. defeated Yugoslavia 88-78 to win its second straight women's world basketball championship, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Katrina McClain led the U.S. with 23 points in the title game.
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July 30, 1990

A Roundup Of The Week July 16-22

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MOTOR SPORTS—AL UNSER JR., driving a Lola-Chevrolet, defeated Michael Andretti, also in a Lola-Chevrolet, by 38.1 seconds to win a rain-shortened CART event in Toronto. Unser averaged 75.99 mph for 94 laps of the 1.78-mile, 11-turn temporary circuit to pick up the $135,908 top prize.

Geoff Bodine, in a Ford Thunderbird, won a NASCAR event in Long Pond, Pa., beating Bill Elliott, also in a Ford Thunderbird, by 1.22 seconds. Bodine averaged 124.103 mph for 200 laps of the 2�-mile Pocono International Raceway tri-oval to earn $58,500.

POWERBOATING—BILL SEEBOLD, driving a Mercury-powered tunnel boat, defeated Chris Bush, also in a Mercury-powered tunnel boat, by 1.5 seconds to win a Grand Prix event in Minneapolis. Seebold, who covered 50 laps of the 1�-mile circuit in 31:14.17, earned $7,000.

SHOOTING—JAMES LENARDSON shot a 1,764.90 (out of a possible 1,800) to defeat Jimmie McCoy by 3.07 points and win his second national pistol championship in three years, in Camp Perry, Ohio.

SWIMMING—MIKE BARROWMAN of the U.S. broke his 11-month-old world record in the 200-meter breaststroke by 1.36 seconds, with a time of 2:11.53 at the Goodwill Games, in Seattle (page 38).

TENNIS—ANDRE AGASSI defeated Jim Grabb 6-1, 6-4 to win a hard-court tournament and a purse of $70,000 in Washington, D.C.

Goran Ivanisevic outlasted Guillermo Perez-Roldan 6-7, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 to win a tour event and $135,000 in Stuttgart, West Germany. The title was Ivanisevic's first as a professional.

Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beat Jo Durie 7-6, 4-6, 7-5 to earn the $45,000 winner's check at a women's grass-court tournament in Newport, R.I.

TRACK & FIELD—STEVE BACKLEY of Great Britain set a world javelin record of 298'6", in London, breaking by 4'4" the mark established on July 14 by Jan Zelezny of Czechoslovakia.

MILEPOSTS—ARRESTED: Washington Redskins wide receiver RICKY SANDERS, 27, on charges of attempted murder and aggravated assault with a motor vehicle, after he allegedly attacked a parking attendant outside a bar in Houston on May 1.

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