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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Vue.day, Auguil VI, 1972 IHf 117HBBIDGJ HEBAID 13 Dominate first day of swimming competitions Spitz, Gould establish their credentials quickly ANDY CAFF Tly BRUCE LFA'ETT Canadian Press Spoils Kdltor MUNICH (CP) With only one of. tlie eight days of swim- jninfi competition to judge from, practically everyone in si (I lit was ready today to crown Ihc king and queen of tho Olympic pool for 1972. Mark Spitz and Shone Gould cstabHslicd their credentials In a hurry Monday. Each com- peted in two events and kicked spray in the face of any swim- mer who could stay closo to them. For openers, Spitz broke his own world rocort! in leading a sweep of all medals for the United Slates in the men's 200- metro butterfly. Tho 15-year-old Australian schoolgirl responded in kind in Ihc women's 200 indi- vidual medley, which she con. one of her weaker events. Spitz temporarily had the last word, anchoring the U.S. team to another world-record victory in the 400 freestyle relay while A NEW MARK FOR MARK Mark Spitz of Carmkhael, Calif., waves lo crowd nflor selling o new Olympic record in tho 2 00-moter butterfly at Games in Munich Mon- day. Spilz lowered the record wilh a clocking of He qualified for Ihs finals later in the day. (AP Wirepholo) Breaks personal record to qualify Huttoii reaches finals MUNICH (CP) Ralph Hut-1 Ion of Ocean Falls, B.C., swam Ihe fastest 200-metre freestyle race of his long career in the pool to qualify for the Olympic finals later loday. The 24-year-old HuHon was second lo Mark in a heat in which Ihe American double gold winner clocked the best time of the men's 200-metre freestyle So strong was Ihe field that Ilutton's time of J5C.IVI was only Ihe eighth-best of Ihe eight entering the finals. All seven heat winners plus Hutton made it, and only seconds sepa- rated the clockinfjs of Spitz and Hnlfon. Hutton, fourth in the 20ft. Olympics, won a second-place silver in the -100 frceslylo four yc-irs ago, Pcfending champion Mike AVcnden of Au.slralia clocked his host time of tho qualifying. Wenden holds the Olympic mark of ond the- world record of Bruce KolictLson of and EJUI MacKenzie of Ocean Falls raced in the same heat, finishing thin] and fifth respectively, ;md failed to qua! ify. Fred Tnylor of the United Stales, tin boat winner in had Ihn fifth Iwst lime compared with Ihe clockings o: for Koixrl.son aiu; for MacKeuzin. Kleven of the 1fi for the semi-finals Wcdnc.sda> night in tho men's 100-mctro breaslstroke wore ur.dc'r Hit. Olympic record, a good in diration of much .swim ha.s a-vaiu-rd since Hie Clinics in Mexico ('ily four years ago. Hill Mahony nf New Wr.sl- minstcr, B.C., hrokc thr Olym- pic record in placing .second in hi.s heal hul Ihc winning Ameri- can, Mark ChfilfirM, was 1.5 seconti.s fabler. ('lullfield's clncklng of grn-s into thr books Ihe Olympic reuii-tl if il holds up through Iho fir.'ils, Tho Ameri- can barely missed ri world record. Maliony, 'n. suirmiunj! hy far Ilic nf fiis nirrrr. timed in 1 Thr old Olynl pic mark of wa.s Ml in 968 by American Don Mack- Mahony and Bob Sloddart of I. Catharines, Ont., were, the wo Canatlian semi-final qtiali- icrs. Stcddart, 22, swam a ca- eer-liest while finishing econd lo Nikolai Pankin- ol tnssia, who clocked 'ankin holds the world record 3f The third Canadian In tho men's breaststroke, Miko Whitaker of Calgary, missed a qualifying berth hy tho flick of an eyelash. Third in his hcnt, he clocked a career-best time of and missed quali- fying by 68-lOOths of a second. Russian Viktor Stulikov got Ihe last of Ihe 10 semi-final berths wilh a time of Shane, swimming to qualify, won, two rounds of heals in tho women's 100 freestyle, saving her test licks for tonight's fi- Mickl King, a U.S. Air Forco captain, captured the women's springboard diving title, over- hauling Ulrikc Knapo of Swe- den, the early leader. Canadian swimmer! and di- vers in three finals. Leslie Cliff of Vancouver fin- ished fifth In the individual medley, swimming the fastest race of her tile. Every mem her of CaJiada's relay team did tho same, missing a third-place hronze medal by less than a second in another fifth-place finish. And Beverlcy Boys of Picker- ing, Ont., who had to fight to make the final round, moved up two notches from her over- night seventh placing In (lie diving, an event in which Can- ada's early hopes for a medal were blasted as Liz Carruthers of Edmonton, the 1971 Pan- American Games champion, was eliminated In Sunday's pre- liminaries. Thanks to its swimmers and divers, the U.S. team moved into a narrow lead in the medal standings with three gold, two second-place silver and thrco third-place bronze. East Ger- many, capturing two races in white-water canoeing, a new Olympic event, was close be- hind. No other country had more than one gold medal. fn the unofficial point stand ings, based on a 10-5-4-3-2-1 count for the first six fina placings, the Americans led wilh 61 to 49 for the East mans. Canada's six points were good for 13th place. SOVIKT GYMNASTS WIN Russia struck gold for tin first time in the Games with a victory in women's team gym nasties as its wrestlers, oars men and individual gymnast posed powerful threats in com petitions still under way. Imre Foetdi, a Hungaria competing in his fourth Olym pics, was rewarded with hi first gold medal in ban tamweight weightlifting and I. Ho Jun of North Korea scorei 599 of a possible 600, a worl' record, in winning the small bore prone rifle event, Miss Cliff, n 17-year-old j schoolgirl who won three Pan- Am gold medaki last year, was pleased with her performance in the individual medley, in which she twice broke her own Canadian record. She had swum against Miss Gould be- fore but has never beaten her. With five more events on her Olympic schedule, she expects to see a lot. more of the versa- tile Australian, who currently holds four world records, and How C perfo anada rmed WRESTLING Freestyle: Egan Beiler, Kitchener, nl., lost by fall In second round 25, 5- pound class eliminated. Rociatd Ouellett, A Canadian living In Mas-achuselts, won dectilon in 149-pound Air1 Winnipeg, VK M OFF A eOlN'T'THE A DOG RACISf pW 1 Q Cli'f, Vancouver, second In hear qualified for final; Karen Jarnes, Vancouver, Fourth In heat clirnlqaredj Marl ha Well on, Vancouver, Ihlrd In heaf, eliminated. Men's !CO'me1re hul'erily: Pish, Mfl1, Alia., secor.tf In heal, qualified lor semi-finals; Ian MacKenzfo, Vancouver, (nurrh In heal qualified! Clayton Evans, n Canadian living In California, Ihlrd In ieat, ellmlnflled. Women's frecilyle: Cook, Vancouver, In heal, qualified far seml-Hnal; Mary Belh Freestyle: Pat Bolser, Dutlon, by fall fn leeorw) -round Say, On1. loil by decfilon In clflii. Fffesryle: Sauntfert, Thunder Bay, by decision In I inaled; JuJy Vancouver, rhfrd n li'jol eliminated. Men'i xoo.melrc freeilyle relay: Elrian Phillips, WInnJpc-g, Bruce Rolj-c-rhon, Vancouver, Tim Bach, anil Sob Hasting, losl deetsiofi In second round, ___ e1 i rn i n a l cd. gets clearance to Vancouver, sevenlh fn wml-Una! heat, eliminated. Women's 100-metre Ireeslyle: Cook, Vancouver, seventh In semi-inal eliminated. 300- metre Individual ley Lpslln Cliff, Var.touver, placed film In final. Men's An Olym- pic tfokl medal in psj'cliolopy may ho shaping up bntween tlio Hritons and Canadians at the 20lh Olympic Ramos. Ronnie Mnssarella, a York- Olympic resulls HASKETIIAM. Hilly 92 50 JlraV.il 110 Kfiypt 114 U.S. 81 AiL-ilralia 5r> IHissia fi7 W. (icrniony Cuba 7-1 Spain P.H. 05 Philippines 72 Czccho. 74 Japan 01 Yugoslavia Poland WATER I'OI.O Kclh. 1 Australia 2 Russia tl Japan 1 U.S. 7 Culm li Ilaly 8 nulgnrin 5 TiTcxico 7 Canath .T W. (Icnnany 3 Iliinsary 3 Yitfio. 8 Hoin.'ini a? MKN'S VOI.I.I'lVIIAI.f. (Germany 3 o Japan 3 Romani aO 3 W. Grfmany 1 VOM.KYIIAI.b N. Korea n Japan n SOCCKR I Sudan 0 liussia 1 Burma 1 Poland 5 Colombia 1 E. Germany A Glinna 0 FIRM) lIOflKKY Australia 3 Konya I Xo.nlautl 7 f) [iidia 5 Britain o KclhcriiwLs 4 Poland 2 shire borsc-owner and well- known in Canadian equcst- ri.'jn circles, quoted Mon- day ns prescribing games- manship to unsettle oppo- nents. shall natter our oppo- nents every chance we Massarella said. "There's ample opportunity to get a h 1 o k e tbinking-w omlering, by calling him 'diatnp' every time you nei1. him. "Or you might ctiat to some rider wilii a VIP horse and ask him how it's going to stand up lo It if you're not sure it will. There's noth- ing vicious, it's just a liltle deeper than friendly hauler." One of Ihe prime targets is expertrri In ho Iho Canadian jumping team which won tho gold medal at the 19C4 Olym- pics. "Hock, all you have lo do is call tlicin chiwip right said Jim Elder, n member of ttio team anil (his year's captain. "You ran'l let your- self laVo Hint kind of tiling too seriously." Olympic medal standings OS E. Grnnany sho is looking forward to it, "If you'ra going to swim against top swimmers, you can't back away from she said Monday night. Brian Phillips, an 18-yenr-old Winnipeg high school student, broke his own Canadian record for Ihe 100-mtilre freestyle in n determined second leg of Hie relay final that put Canada temporarily in third place be- hind the U.S. and the second- place Russians. Every one of his team-mates, Bruce Robertson of Vancouver, Tim Bach of Calgary and Bob Kasting of Lclhbridge, Alia., exceeded his previous best and Kasting also broke tho Cana- dian record but they lost out in a blanket finish with East Ger- many and Brazil for tlio bronze. Focldi, a 31-year-old mining lechnlciim who won medals in three previous Olympics, was a popular winner in a lense duel wilh Mohnmined Nassiri of Iran, the 19G8 champion in ban- tamweight wcightliftiug. The Hungarian had com- plclcd his lift.s, selling world records in the snatch category av.d in bis over-nil total, artl Nassiri had Iwo lifts lofl in Hie jerk competition, lie needed a world record hoist to ovcrtnko Focltli's total but {ailed in Iwo attempts. Canada was not entered to the bantamweight division. Tlie East Germans proved best at guiding their canoes through a slalom course on an artificial rapids nt nearby An- gnsbnvg. Sicgherg Horn won the kayak singles and Itcinhardl Kihen Ihe Canatlian singles. Five of Ihe six medals went lo Kuropean competitors wilh the U.S. salvaging a bronze. An lllh-placo finish in women's team gymnastics Tvas nn accomplishment for Canada, competing in a sport tradition- ally dominated by Europeans. The Americans scored .an even more spectacular break- through, placing fourth behind fiussia, East Cicrmany and Hungary as Cathy Kigby quali- fied to face the Europeans :n tlio finals of Ihc individual evonls. The I'.S. Irani wits sixth in IflliR and ninth in previous Olympics. x the shoutin' and the savin' To bid farewell to all llial remains of ihii model year, we'll accept any reasonable bid you on the car of your choice, Gel the car you really wonted all year long at the price you'd expect to pay lor socond-beil. We rnusl convert all our stock lo cash. Today, you can ioyi "Good- bye, old car. Hello, new dealj" SO LONG '72 SALE Over 125 new cars and trucks Must be sold by Sept. 30. All models! All styles! All colors! T972 MONTEGO MX STATION WAGON 9 with 331 3V outomolii trom- misiion, blocV heater, poster brokes, power Peer- ing, radio, deJuxa wheel covers, crosi covntry ridy package, carpeted floor luggogo car- rier wEth oir deflector load and many more extrai. Beautiful light blus In color with blue oil vinyl interior Including notch bock bench seat. STOCK NO. 7546. SO IONO 72 AT DOOR SEDAN 1972 METEOR RIDEAU 4 door pillared hardtop 30? 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