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? Gunnar Nielsen, long-striding Danish pressman, unleashed terrific last lap kick, swept past Wes Santee and Fred Dwyer, cracked Santee's week-old world indoor mile record by 2/10 seconds with 4:03.6 clocking in Millrose Games' Wanamaker Mile in New York.
?Don McDermott of Englewood Cliffs, N.J. flashed 500 meters in 0:42.8; Chuck Burke, Chicago steamfitter, sped 10,000 meters in 18:41.3 for new U.S. records, won places on U.S. Olympic speed skating team in trials at St. Paul, Minn.
?Dick Fadgen of North Carolina State covered distance in 2:26.5, established new U.S. mark for 200-yard breaststroke, joined State's 400-yard medley relay team in 3:56.3 record-breaking race at Raleigh, N.C.
? Iowa State's Jim Balleau, Pete Janss, Sandy Stewart, Jim McKevitt swam 400-yard freestyle relay in 3:24.7, set new U.S. and national collegiate standards for 20-yard course at Ames, Iowa. Old records: 3:26.4 ( U.S.); 3:26.9 (college).
Georgia Tech pulled another major upset, beat Kentucky 65-59 for second time in month, dropped losers to No. 2 in AP poll. Tech's iron men outfought bigger Wildcats off boards, led all way. Little Joe Helms (24 points) and Bobby Kimmel starred for Engineers, whose Coach John (Whack) Hyder exulted: "It's the greatest thing since Jan. 8." Kentucky bounced back to blast Florida 87-63, Mississippi 84-66; tired Tech bowed to Alabama 76 72.