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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Reaches Olympic finals by placing third __________Thuadcy, Auju.t II, THI IETHBRIOOE HtRALD 11 Cliff breaks third Canadian record Tiy DRUCK LKVKTT Csnad'lnn Press Sports Kilitor MUNICH (CT) Leslie Cliff of Vancouver broke her tliird Canadian record in the Olympic pool toduy as she posted the third-best qualifying lime in her beat, of the 400-metre indi- vidual medley. A fifth-place finisher over 200 metres In the same event ear- lier this week, the ICyear-old liigh school student won her heal in five minutes 8.64 sec- onds, improving on her own na- tional mark of Only Eve- Jin Stolzc of East Germany and Jenny Dartz of the United States swam faster. In other swim preliminaries, the foursome of Ralph Hutton and Ian MacKenzie of Ocean Falls, B.C., Deane Buckboro o! Calgary and Brian Phillips of Winnipeg made the final of the j men's BOO-metrc freestyle relay and Marilyn Corson of Ahmic Harbor, Ont., qualified for ttie semi-finals of the women's 100 butterfly. Elsewhere, Russians v.-cre enjoying a good day, winning two gold medals in wrestling and another in the modern pen- tathlon team competition. CHAMPION ELIMINATED In opening track and field competition, defending cham- pion Angela Hanky of Hungary rom Russia and West Ger- many stroked lo victory In llio coxed fours but the Canadian crew placed fifth ar.d was eliminated today In the semi-fi- nals of the Olympic rowing re- galia. Eighty-four boats from 25 Olympic medal standings jermeny Sweden Japan Hungary Holy Poland Bulgaria fj. Korea Germany Austria countries were entered in seven classes. Tho first three in each semi-final qualifies for the fi- nals Saturday. The Russian can-men led from the blart over the metre course despite a strong wind and heat East Germany by a length with the U.S. boal third. The Russians were limed in seven minutes 9.08 seconds, fastest of the semi-final heats in the event. Tie Netherlands, Canada and Italy followed in order. Canada's time was Members of the Canadian crew were Robert Cunliffs, Vic- toria; Roger Jackson. Ottawa; Edgar Smith, Comox, B.C.; Jarncs Walker, Hamilton, and cox Michael Con way, Van- couver. West Germany beat Czech- cslovakia by nearly a length in I the first semi-final. Race results How Canada performed CALGARY KP) Victoria 'ace results ti.m Sheba's shade FIRST nte, 1 yenr olds, 7 fur (Combs) 4.M 3-10 J.70, (Havnei) i.W 4.30, Chariot Trip 3.40. DESPAIR IN DEFEAT Peru's Burgo, right, cries in despair afier losing his welterweight elimination bout to Jesse Valdez, left, from Hamilton AFB, Calif., Wed- nesday night at the Olympic games in Munich. (AC Wirephoto) Southern Alberta golf tourney set. Ully will defend title Roy Ully of Lelbbriclge will put his .southern Alberta ama- teur golf title on the line at the Henderson Lake golf course this weekend. The annual goli tournament is B three-day event which gets under way Saturday and con- cludes Monday. In order for Ully to success- fully defend his title, he must Ilrst defeat what appears to be a solid field of local and dis- trict shotmakcrs in the M-hole medal play affair. One local golfer in particular will especially be out lo de- throne Ully this year. Chibmalo Cliff Stroh, w h o lost out by a mere one-stroke in last year's tourney, will be back In his bid to head the pack in the year's holiday out- ing. Other gnlfprs arc ex- pected to give Ully a rim for his money are Alex Murrcll, Lloyd Kancwisclicr, junior star H i c h n r d Andrcaciiuk and a flock of others. A horserace event will fllso be staged Monday but defending champion Norm Gray of Cal- gary will not Iw here lo defend his title. Gray defeated Ully In the 10- man horserace event on the final hole last year. Golfers will sluxit Ifl holes of qualifying play Saturday to de- termine the flights with 18 more holes Sunday nr.d Mon- day, 54 holes of medal deciding the winners in all flights. Opening draw Saturday morn- ing is listed below. C. J. Tarnava, J. len; B. McKenile, c. Annls, L. Mills; W. Goira, B. fJ. Quick; G. Paul, B. Ramidalo, G. Gatvln, 6-02 M. Helion, 6. Baudoln, T. Hudscnj J. SBiak.f, J. Let, J. Chervenka, G. Filch: Ken Mc- Donald, Burgess, H. Cox, F. Thompson; J. Orban, 11. Bur- gess, A. Oshlro, B, McGrath. R. Cordukes. C. Taylor, R Rlmsleed, P. MrKeiule; START. ERS TIME; T. Baldwin, G. Ontario gals lop golfers SASKATOON 5, PatfdyoMBsy, Tis Follery, S o m a and, San, Lonk alio ran. X-Dead Kea1. SEVENTH clatminfl, 4 year olds and up, H miles. Counly Scandal (Phtfan) 35.10 5.10, Prerequisite 6.E3 fir Bridle (Barcoby) 2.90. Time: Cub, Chained Flag, Oi The Go, Bomb Slrlktr, Ate hard also EIGHTH claiming, 4 year oldj end up 7 furlongs. Old Fort (Levlnc) 3.TO 3.80 3.SO, Ji Courier [Rasmuisen] 3.60 Crows Mlfe (Klpllngl 7.70 Time: J-i. Pops Lady, Pleiades Fortune, 1 Brother, Denorco, Countess Belinda nlso ran. OU1KELLA: 11.70. WRESTLING Gordon BerHa, Edmon- ton, by decision In fifth round, eElmlnaled. Freestyle: Be Mis, Edmon- 1on, lcn> by In 1H.S pound dais; Par Bolger, Dutfon, Onl., lost by In 1J4.5 pountf dais, inaled. EQUESTRIAN Three-day event, Individual dres- sage: Final lie riding i, Robin Hohn, Olympic results TEAM HANDBALL Denmark 12 Rusia 12 E. Germany 16 Iceland li Romania 18 Norway H Yugo 20 Japan 12 Sweden 13 Poland 13 Cxccho 25 Tunisia 7 Hunary 28 U.S. 15 W. Germany ]3 Spain 10 SOCCER Mexico 1 Burma 0 E. Germany 6 Colombia 1 Rusia 2 Sudan 1 Romania 3 W. Germany 0 WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL Japan 3 Cuba 0 N. Korea 3 Czecho 0 WATER POLO Yugo 7 Cuba 5 Bulgaria 7 Japan 4 Romania 16 Canada 4 Rusia 8 Spain S Hung, 10 Australia 2 U.S. 7 Mexico 5 W. Germany 8 Greece 3 FIELD HOCKEY Neth 5 Kenya 1 India 3 Australia 1 Poland 3 Mexico 0 Russia 94 Poland 64 Spain 72 Egypt 58 Italy W. Germany 57 Australia 92 Japan 76 Cuba 77 Czecho 65 Yug. 117 Philipp 76 Puerto Rico 92 Seneg 57 U.S. 61 Brazil 51 Belle Sask., 31th riding l.wd Jlmj Wendy Irving, riding High Clint Banbury, Wolscley, Sask., AOIh riding Paladinj Jim Henry, Toronto, 631h Har- tr. Seventv-1hree In field. Three-day event, ttt.-n Canada Wh In field oi 18. Three-day event. Individual ige: In early tfandJr.g Irving, Kings mere. Cue., riding high Wind; Clln! Banbury, seley, Sask., riding Jim Henry, Toronto, 52nd on Harper, SHOOTING Smallbore rifie three position: '-If Mayer, Kitchener, Onl., In Arre Sorenscn, Calgary, In field Of 72. SWIMMING Women's