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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 18, 1976, High Point, North Carolina $ High Point enter priv a. Sunday. July 18. 1876olympic drama Rise of Black african athletes who fell victim to politics Montreal apr the dramatic Rise of Black african track and Field stars fell victim to politics saturday when a Large Block of nations withdrew from the 1976 olympic games wiping out some potentially thrilling confrontations. The first Battle to be torpedoed because of the african nations objections to ties Between new zealand and apartheid South Africa was the virtual match race in the i 500 meters Between Filbert Bay of Tanzania and John Walker of new zealand when Tanzania pulled out of the games it wiped out the swimmers depending upon psych ing rituals Montreal apr swimmers looking for the Edge in a sport in love with split seconds shave their Heads consult psychiatrists. Wear scant swim suits and practice psych ing rituals with these tactics they re trying to impress their opposition and themselves it s a lonely frightening sport especially at the olympic games a swimmer competes against a clock that Waits for no one a swimmer is constantly on the threshold of his Best time. It All depends on How much he wants it. How much pain he s willing to endure Bobby Hackett world record Holder in the 800-meter freestyle says he has swum in Only two 1,500 races in which he did t feel sex cruciate Quot i can t stand it anymore pain Quot he said where did it hurt0 Quot All Over Quot he answered to ease pain and build Confidence swimmers look for an Edge they Wear lightweight skintight swimsuits that barely keep them on the right Side of an indecent exposure charge. And the visible area is shaved reducing water resistance some swimmers even shave their Heads at the 1976 Mcaa championship just about the entire Tennessee team had shaved Heads they All looked like Telly Savalas one of Tennessee s swimmers Matt Vogel is Here he and Mike Bruner Are the Only skinheads on the team but All 27 men on the team have haircuts closer to the style of the 1950s than the 1970s. John Naber normally easygoing and affable has been keeping to himself lately. Quot ifs not that we re he said Quot but the press will talk about Gold medals and talking about Gold medals will psyche us out before each of his races at America s olympic trials last month. Naber hid in a sleeping bag and psyched himself up but at these games he will be forced to sit in a Small room 30 minutes before race time closeted with his seven rivals. Quot you la find a lot of fuses burning he in situations like that self doubt often creeps in Mark Spitz who faltered in Mexico City then won seven Gold medals at Munich four years later warned Naber about the preface lineup Quot the stare Down a races can be won or lost in this tiny room As athletes test each other s wills in a Battle of nerves Doc Counsilman. Coach of the american men swimmers and Spitz coach at Indiana University says Spitz was mentally prepared for the stare Down months ahead of his races Quot you can to prepare them the night before Quot he said. Quot our Job is to get them to relax. Quot the americans at last years world championships attended a positive thinking course but Counsilman is not a believer in this Type of motivation he turned Down offers from sociologists to talk to his swimmers he just believes in hard training and preparation. Quot we work our swimmers hard and we prepare them Counsilman said. Quot we Don t use sociologists we just have three dumb coaches and ifs been our experience that a dumb coach is better than a dumb sociologist anytime Quot gymnastic teams have sights on Bronze medals Montreal of United states gymnasts without a medal in the last 28 years of olympic Competition. Have their sights set on Bronze heading into Sun Day s opening session of Competition at the forum both the women s and men i teams begin their compel amp ories with sessions starting at 8 30 a in. Edt and continuing into the night team medals will be determined for the women monday and the men tuesday the rest of the week will be devoted to individual honors gymnastics has been on the Rise in the United states Over the past four years or so but it has t risen quickly enough to give the americans much of a Chance at the Gold and Stiver medals so both squads Are gunning for Bronze and they think their chances Are Good. Quot were after the Bronze medal no doubt about it says Dale Flansaas. Coach of the women s team Quot this is the first year we have had real depth to work with one thing unique about this team we have no Star it just Parsons nips Petty in Nashville Nashville. Tenn apr Benny Parsons won the Nashville 420 grand National Stock car race saturday night beating Richard Petty by 15 seconds the win gives Parsons his second Victory this year Parsons who started from the sixth position took the Lead for Good on Lap 330 when buddy Baker s car dropped a valve Parsons won the Mason Dixon 500 in Dover Del in May Baker led most of the race and had built a comfortable Lead of 20 seconds most of the Way Darrell w Altop was third right behind Petty Parsons driving a 1976 Chevrolet won 16,615 and Petty in his Dodge earned $4,065 pole Sitter Bobby Allison took the Green Flag at the Start of the race and went to the pits immediately giving Way to his Relief Driver Neil Bennett Allison suffered multiple injuries during a race last weekend in Elko. Minn and was released from the Hospital thursday. Bennett qualified Allison a red Mercury Friday night depends on who performs the most consistently. Anyone on Waif hurls shutout for Cleveland Bloomington. Minn apr Rick Waits pitched his first major league shutout a four hitter saturday night sparking the Cleveland indians to a 4-0 Victory Over the Minnesota twins the 24-year-old Southpaw struck out eight walked four and was helped by three double plays Waits 3-4, faced Only four batters Over the minimum while going the distance for the first time this season cd Vilano Abr h to Kui Perlo dully n Mann gtd Carf a Mandr cull Apo Lilb he Ejub spin Tell a Obyc Wakita Minnesota Itress j la 0 of ocal 4 110 4 12 1 Caf is 110 0 nitwit 4 0 10 Kun in Kwh $ 0 0 0 atm Rurac 4 0 10 for or 10 0 Cuba gab 4 0 10 Han Datto 0 0 0 0 sad Tarp 10 10 10 0 0 to of 4 0 0 0 10 10 2 0 0 0 10 10 1 0 i 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tompt 14 4 la i total 27 0 4 0 Yovo ind to too Ooin 4 my Petete too too too 0 i Smy iia to id Dpi cd Vaiona i Winn Iota i cob a "0 ii min a we 4 is i o vanning Hendrick i a Paie a a a 1-41 Koto of n l 20 4 about y 4 l l Cuabo 21 t�?2 40 a-22 too then by so 0 0 4 1 1110 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 this team could beat anyone else Quot is. Flansaas concedes first place to the russians and figures Romania is a Good bet to take second Ludmila tour Scheva. The All around Gold medal Winner four years ago in Munich and Olga Korbut who won two golds in Munich and the hearts of audiences around the world Are the big guns of the soviet squad but the Best woman gymnast in the world is probably 15year-old Nadia Comanici of Romania the reigning world Champion. U s Hopes against the East germans czechs and the rest of the 12-team Field rest with Kathy Howard an 18-year-old from Oklahoma City Kim Chace the team s 20-year-old Captain from Lake Park fla., and Kolleen Casey a tiny 16year-old from St. Paul Minn miss Howard is considered the Best bet for an individual medal in the free exercise America s women gymnasts have won Only one medal in olympic history a team Bronze in 1948 men have won More medals than that but not lately american men Haven to won a gymnastics medal since 1932 and the team in Munich finished 10th out of 12. The worst . Showing Ever Honda pail pot Good reason the 1976 Honda cd 550f is designed to handle like no other Bike designed to move like no other Bike and is built to Supply dependable Power with less exhaust noise 550 features include the famous Honda four in one exhaust that helps make the machine quiet lightweight and powerful new features e european style handlebars a new positioned foot controls a new comfortable seat a Auto Mauc on headlight and taillight mrs Cycle sn0p 1-05 a Thomasville four races Good Day for jockey new York a Patrick Davy had reason to smile after enjoying one of the most successful Days of his Brief career As a jockey saturday by winning four races including both halves of the $170,500 Sheepshead Bay Handicap feature at Aqueduct race track aboard Fleet Victress and glowing tribute. Quot both horses in the feature were Sharp Quot said Davy who snapped a string of five consecutive feature victories at the track by Eddie Maple about Fleet Victress he said Quot when we straightened out. I was going outside but then summertime Promise seemed to Drift out so i changed course and had room to go outside once there i had a straight run Quot Maple said summertime Promise Quot became a Little confused at the top of the stretch where the shoot meets the main track and tried to get out at that Point Quot As for glowing tribute Day said. Quot i did no to have to take any hold on her in the Backstretch. She was relaxed and running within herself. When we straightened out in the stretch she had a Strong finish Quot Fleet Victress a 4-year-old filly by King of the tudors now has won three of seven starts this year and $97,600 for owner Ralph Kercheval. Career Wise she has won $162,530 with nine victories in 21 starts Day got glowing tribute Home first by three quarters of a length Over bubbling Maple s mount. In the $84,500 first division of this Rich grass stakes race for fillies and mares. Day won on Fleet Victress in the $86,000 second division by a neck Over summertime Promise and Maple however the stewards disqualified summertime Promise for interference in the stretch run and placed the horse third behind redundancy. Glowing tribute ran the 11-8 Miles in i 491-5. The Hokey stable filly carried to pounds and paid $8 80, $4 40 and $3 40 As a 3-1 Choice. Bubbling carrying the High weight of 119 pounds paid $4 40 and $2 40 carmelite. A 17-1 outsider under 109 pounds paid $3 80 to show first meeting Between the two top runners in the event in 2vx years when nations such As Kenya Ethiopia Uganda and Nigeria withdrew saturday races from the 400 meters through the Marathon lost a Host of top runners including Kenya s Mike Boit one of the favourites to win the 800 meters and Uganda s John a ii Bua. Defending Champion in the 400 hurdles the first Black african to win a Gold medal in the games was the late Abebe Bikilaa of Ethiopia who won the Marathon Al Rome in 1960 and again in Tokyo in 1964 rut it was t until 1968 that the Black african nations exploded on the olympic track and Field scene with dramatic performances at Mexico City. Distance runners who lived in similarly High altitudes performed Well. Kip Keino. Ben Ripcho Mamo Wolde Naftali Temu and Mohammed Ganoudi suddenly became headliners in recent years Black africans continued their rapid improvement in the 400 this year Dele Udo and Felix Imadiyi of Nigeria. Stephen Check Sony and Charles sati of Kenya and Claver Amanya of Tanzania were expected to Challenge for medals. Bolt and Daniel Mwanza of Tanzania were among the 800 favourites and in the 1.500 Kenya s Wilson Waiswa was a contender it was in the longer races however where the Black africans were expected to make a big Impact As they had in the past two olympics. In the steeplechase Ethiopia s Tura Eshetu became a favorite last wednesday when he won a tuneup race near the olympic stadium Little minuts yifter of Ethiopia. Bronze medallist at 10,000 meters in 1972, and teammate Ganoudi were expected to be medal challengers in two races each yifter in the 5,000 and 10,000 and Ganoudi in the 10.000 and Marathon. John Ingeno of Kenya was in the 5.000 and 10,000 a ii Bua the world record Holder was favored in the 400meter hurdles and Kenya s 1.600-meter relay team which won the Gold medal in 1972, had returned Bay and Walker the top two men in the 1.500 and mile for the past three years have not met since feb. 2, 1974, when Bay won his first major race in the Commonwealth games at Christchurch. New zealand in a world record 332 2, with Walker second in 3 32 5 Surina leads . Open Bowling Tucson Ariz. A Matt Surina averaged a blistering 247 for his first six games to take the first round Lead in the $60,000 Tucson open Bowling tournament saturday. A two time Champion from Longview. Was Surina knocked Down 1482 pins to Lead Jay Robinson los Angeles by 41 Sticks rounding out the top five behind Robinson s 1441 were Curt Schmidt. Fort Wayne ind., 1440 Mark Roth. Staten Island. N a. 1420. And Dennis Lane Kingsport. Tenn1413 Surina has been in a prolonged slump and has won Only $7,597 so far in 1976 but he feels work he has had with a hypnotist for the past 18 months is finally having results. Quot i write Down the things i have troubles with the hypnotist puts me under and then tells me 1 11 be Able to do these he explained Quot it s taken time. But perhaps now it s beginning to pay j Tanner gains Western finals Cincinnati a second seeded Roscoe Tanner calling it his Best performance on Clay moved into the finals of the $100,000 Western Tennis championships saturday with a 6-2, 7-6 Victory Over eight seeded Dick Crealey volleying effectively Tanner who knocked Jimmy Connors out of Wimbledon earlier this month with his searing serve rallied from a 4-5 deficit in the second set to outlast creamy. Tanner of Lookout Mountain. Tenn., was to meet the Winner of the Eddie Dibbs Dick Stockton match Dibbs is the tournament s no. 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