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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE lEUIBrjOGt HERALD Monday, Augull 28, 1972 v kVv.s only hope in divitig n.v I'.iu'fi; i.rvKTY Canadian Press Sports Kililor MUNICH (CD U Ho Jim of North Korea walker! off witli the Olympic sold medal in tho smallbore rifle prone position today wilb a world record Slifl. T.t dropped Vic Auer of tlia I'nited Mates inlo second plnco for Ihe .silver wliilc Romania's Nirolac Jlotnvu won the bronze. Auer and Knlani each scored But the American won Llio .silver because in h i s final be- lind a per- bile Ihe Homnniur, feel ion scored Wi. Tlie performance in the final series is used break ties. Tbe old world mark of 593 v.as -stt in IIX'.IJ liy David Iloyd of (he UK. In West nifiny. and .several mas includinp ihe I Ml Olyin- .c.s. Canadian sharpshooters wore ir down (lie list. Mf Mayer of itchener, Out., and tiilmour SETS WORLD RECORD Burmo'j Gyi Aung lifts pounds and sets n world record for the match during the Olympic vveighllifiing competition at lande weightlifting holl in Munich Sunday. (AP Kasting and his mates qualify for swim final MUNICH fCP) Leslie Cliff clocking of nn Olympic! n[ Vancouver easily qualified in file women's 200-metre individ- ual medley heats today as the swimmers hegain eight days of competition at the summer Olympic Games. The 16-year-old Canadian girl clocked fifth-fastest time in the heats, to advance to tonight's finals. Miss Cliff was second In her heat and joined Lynn Vidali of the United Stales, Evelin StoSze of East Germany, Jenny BarU of the U.S., Shajie Gould of Australia, Yoshima Nisigawa of Japan and American Carolyn Woods in the final. Miss Vidali clocked the best i Miss Gould won her heat in The Canadian men's 400- Tnetrc freestyle relay team was third in its heat in and qualified. But the Americans were favored for the relay gold, beating East Germany and Canada in (he heat and equalling the world record o f set by a U.S. team in 1970, East Germ any clocked The Russians won the first heat in The final is on tonight. record. Spitz erased the Olympic: rr.nrk of ?et at the Tokyo Olympics by Kevin Beriy of Australia, also holds the wor'd record o f for distance. Byron MacDonald of sissauga, Ont., was fifth in the heat won by slow fering (rotn qualify, Ron couver, fifth nocking ;j suf- hernia, did not Jacks of Van- hi.s heat in failed to qualilfy. The Canadian team placed two swimmers in the ssmi-Fi- nals tonight of the men's 109- metre backstroke. The finals arc on Tuesday. Erik Fish of Medicine Hat Alta., was second in Die hea won by American champioi Mitch Ivcy in a rccord-lireakim race. Ivcy set nn Olympi' mark of 53.15 seconds whil Fish clocked Olympic champion Tlolan Mattes of East Germany, wtx rectified today in hcl old mark of 53.7. The Ger man also holds t he worl record of 56.3. Tan Mackenzie of Vanconve just made it into Ihe semi-fina round cf 16. Fourth in his hea Evans, a Canadian living California, came in third in an other heat but his tim too slow lo qualify. Jack Nicklaus had just picked in his sixth title of the season, a Swimming the lei's for Can- personal high, and had pushed ada were Brian Phillips of his year's earnings to a record Winnipeg, Enicc Robertson oM but he wasn't ebout Vancouver, Tim Bacli of Cal- j to put stamp of gary and Bob Kasting of Lcth- bridge. Canada didn't place anyone In the men's 200-metre butterfly final tonight, Mark Spitz of the U.S., led I major tournaments "with the Nicklaus earns victory PINEirUKST, N.C. fAP) U.S. and British Opens, Poa ol St. (.'alharincs, pnil eitfhl ollicts ended wilh scores. M.iycr was 47tli and Boa aotli. Kifjh'u days of compctHion bv- at (lie pool and the U.S. mini's -100-TiH'tre freestyle relay How Canada performed fourth In hear. ROWING rs: Canada Double scuHi: mweight: Us er, lost by d Ihlrd in Vancouver, WEIGhTLIFTING Flywelgnf: Chun Hon Cnar real, Hlh c.1 17 comptWofs, WATER POLO Canada to YuqosMvis. WROSTLIHO rJrr Bay. Onl., vion by (all hy Mil in i'l-fio- ijion elirv Aridi Mountain i lint round. loit by TKO In second GYMNASTICS icn'i compulsory Icam Canada fi'lh i> alter rd, Monlreal awn, 112th. riser y e.-ercisev on. 111 co tlayr SI Bruce Canarla Kth, ol day. Jennifer Dlflc .l 1 ,3 tornpelilors; il, Toronto, A3rd; ea'l, Sun sath; Sharon un, Toronto, Terc-.A Nancy Vamoln, Ter- SHOOTING Fi-te pistol: Edward Janes, Calgary, !nd flrnofig 39 finiificrs In fina' trt-3 Sobrian, Omernee, Ont., Trapshoofinor Jnmcs Plalz, Bruno, lied wilh seven olhtrs tor llth lonton, litd with faur for i flelO cf J7. MODERN PENTATHLON Individual riding: Scoll Schei lann, Sarnia, Ont-, 361 h In field Km Maalirv. r.nrnfa, iUI; Gcc dgn Rrrll B ErJ rr, Oulla mortlon, Ont., lost by dcclslc lost by ill In class. DIVING Vomen'l Springboard: Bev .kerlng. Ont., seventh preliminary dives (qualified Teri York, Vancauvei ninakd: L1i Carru 301h tllmlnaled- Edrr Local rugby club loses Ixilhbridfic Minors rugby chi' travelled to Calgary and came home with n 19-6 loss to the Canucks in a Calgary Rugby Union game Saturctay. Calgary dominated the game right from the oporJng kickof and scored two touchdowns ant a convert before Lcthh ridge managed to tally a converter touchdown. Calgary picker! up nolhcr converted touchdown late in the c'onte-si. ics lose south finals Rcdcliffe Dominion Glass Royals earned tlie to host the 1072 Alberta Intermediate "B" Fast hall Championship play-offs hy defeating the Lsb the pitching duties in the (our th inning. Terry Kambo a trip lc and a double for the floya! while Cnrpentor stroked club Athletics 5-2 at Dave home run and a tingle for II- the Masters and PGA. "R can't he a mnjor tourna- ment under this formal." Nick- laus said Sunday after rMsposing of Frank Heard in the: Final match and cf aim ing the tournament that made Hi WO 000 firsl-placc U.S. 10 payers m Match Play Championship. I Ihr Thc was.sel The sponsors hope to make Iim lo accommrvlato television. Elton park Sunday. The Royals won the best-of- three southern zone finals in two straight games as they edged the Athletics 2-1 last weekend. In last night's contest, the Royals tallied single runs in the first, third and sixth innings, but did most of the damage scoring twice in the fourth. The athletics came back with runs in the sixtli inning, but to close the gap any further. Daryll Walls earned the mound win giving up seven hit.s while George .lackci suffered the loss allowing seven of the Royals' nine iiifs. Kejcver Ron Zasadny Rave up safeties after taking over the sponsors event one of pro golf's the butterfly qualifiers with a i status of the current Big Four STAMPEDE WRESTUNG TONIGHT! P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM N.A. TITLE BOUT: PORTZ vi KROFFAT r'AGASAKl vi SUrERHAWK 5 Tt can't he a major tournament unless you have more players than that competing." Thc new complicated and con- fusing format was dcviserl ;iflcr all the game's great Nlcklaus, Arnolrl Palmer, fiary eliminated prior fo (he t o 1 n i s c rl weekend matches in la.st year's inaugural Day Championship. plnycrs v.cre PA- nmpl. R 1 a t ii z h p defending fliampion (ho seven ler'irlrr, off last yrar'.> point mn the world rcf in a heat. Mark S llic U.S. and Khane Gould of uslralla set Olympic records qualifying hi the men's 200- L'tre butterfly r.iul women's i't-mclrc freestyle. The Cmmriian team, led e.slic Cliff of Vancouver, '.iced fnur .swimmers in final.s id semi-finals, anrl the men'? 80-mclre fronslylc quarlct, lird hchind the Americans. tlie final, The United Sl.ites and Russia, iUiout a mwial hctwecn (hem Ihe opening day's activity, certain to their omuitmec as the Games But opening-day honors to Ragnar Shannkcr, a 1-year-old Sv.-cdish garage ncr, and Zygmund Sinalccrz, ting Polish weightliftcr, rst two Olympic gold medall- Sharnkcr hrokc Tin Olympic ccorri hy scoring -til uf a COO to v.in Iho free pistol vent, taking both tlic report! nil Ihe title from Gregory Kr> ykh of wlm the prc- iruLs mark of 502 in Mexico 'ily four years ago. 'Hie Hus- inn finished eighth this time. Smalccrz won his gold medal nd lost a world record in tho ame competition. His over-all total of 744 omuls was good enough lo win ic flyweight welghULfting title. But tlyi Aung of Burma, who inishcd only fifth over-all, lifted 2 pounds in the snntcli com- "slition, wiping out the role's Devious world mark of 227. RIGHT; LAO; VER GETTJNJ ASOOKlN1- WKAT'S Athletics. Hank Earfe also manage- two singles in a losing caus Meanwhile in Calgary a 5 victoiy over defending cham pion Lethbridgc Generals e: ahlod Calgary Shamrocks I capture the AHxirta Men's J termediatc "A" fastball cham- pionship Sunday. Thc Shamrocks whipped through tlie four-team-tloiible- kncckout tournfimenL in three straight games, whitewashing Lelhbridgc fl-0 in the opener Saturday anrl cVimping Vcgrc- ville Chatelaines 4-1 Saturday night. In oilier games, Vegrcville beat GranrJe Prairie Tloarlrun- ners 5-2 and l.cthbridgc shaded Vcgroville 1-3 DTK! Cirsnde Prairie 2-0. Race results ..___ Value'3 5 QUARTS MOTOR OIL S, NEW FILTER Reg. S.82 gw QO .PECIAt KRIIRfi) 4 NEW SHOCK ABSORBERS SPECIAL BUY A NEW MUFFLER Reg. 31.78 SPECIAL DAILY OOUBCE: .si 3.30; MARK Charlie of Jndoncsia, tiie tliree Iifls hat brought him a ninth-place inish, made an unofficial hoist if 292 pounds in the erk competition, Tho lift was not counted towards his Olym- )ic total hut stood as a world wiping out the old mark of 291 held by A. Gratov of Rus- la. Canada's wcightlifler, Chun Ion Chan of Montreal, was 14th imong the 17 competitors. Sweden stood a good chance of picking up another gold medal tonight In springboard diving, an event in ivhicfi tho Canadian girls had been ex pccted to do well. For Liz Carruthers of Edmon- ton, gold medallist at last year's Pan-American Games, the event ended prematurely Sun- day night when she grazed the board on her last preliminary dive and failed to place among the 12 girts entitled to compete in the filial round. Thnt left Bcvorlcy Roys Pickering, Ont., runner-up to her team-mate last year, as tlie sole Canadian surlvor. She wa, in seventh place after the prc liminary competition, 13 noinl-s behind the Swedish lender, Ul rika Knape and nearly 15 he hind third-place Micki King the United States. .AST DIVK FATAL Miss Carnithers was In 1HI before her last dive, a re ,'ersc twist with a 2.5 degrci of difficulty. Performed sue cessfully, it would have icr in the standings. But when hor feet hruslied joarrl, s'.ic entered the water a i had angle and received- thi lowest marks awarded lo an; diver on thfi round. She 20th in the field of 30, one plac ir.-year-o'rl Terl York o Vancouver. Meanwhile Miss Boys, In 12t place after the first four of he seven preliminary (lives, wa scoring heavily on the last two Canadian diving1 coach Do Webb gave her a good chance o catching one of Ihe lesser mec als hut conceded that she ha m> chance for the gold. Tlnssia put on n formidabl display in freestyle wrestling scoring virlorics in all ]0 weigl tiivisions, lint t'irpp Canadian also scored opening-round v ries. Flywoigli) Gordnn Beriifl nf K'Jrnonton and mi fid I o heavy- wrichl Grorgc S a n n d e r s of Tlwndpr Onl pinnod llwir oppnnrnls while Pat Flolger o( Pillion. Onl.. fh" who passed tip a chance lo pcle i'i jfilf) in rnvrir of wres- tling, won by a decision. Canada's r r> i n g prospects looknl blfak as nonn of the five cnlcred mnde it to the serni-finals on tlir-ir first, try. Their hst hope romps in TIJOS- .1 gains', tho o'linr lorrr.v ELRSCH illlburgh f.'tt Yr.rk ODAY'S GAMES ATIONAL LEAGUE Dlcgo Grief at York itrom (00) nn Marhch uii Durham Cl-tJ. AY'S RESULTS rgeiti 100 WO urch Irj COI AMERICAN LEAGU0 W L Pel. 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