1974 WC

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1974 WC - U.S. Shooters Sparkle In World Event nest TlfUN...
U.S. Shooters Sparkle In World Event nest TlfUN T , Switzerland (UPI) -- United States rifle shooters swept seven of the eight gold medals for 300 meter free rifle shooting in-today's competition _ 3 . " fl._- A . ~L- TT7- T T J0 , , . Shooting at the 4lst World Championships. Lanny Bassham of Fort W hi Worth, Tex., won two individual golds to add to Ms title win as I ire -- - - ~. w. i* vu . jjj,o tl ^ C ^f. A JJ Wednesday, Jack Foster, of Ga., took another Columbus, gold and the U.S. four-man team took three more. Poland won a single gold medal in the team kneeling event to block the American "···eep. . . . Jassbam. youngest member of the U.S. team at 27, took first for his individual shooting m _the prone and standing positions and for his performance to - -- --- w«_wvinc. me nrst marksman to v.in three individual golds in pionships. Foster on. the cham- ___ t -_. ^ UIJV ^ A v/on iiis medal in the individual kneel- ing event. The U.S. team won the aggregate gold medal, standing aggregate and overall team gold medal. the the won gold the with Foster kneeling Hurzeler the silver with 387 but -Foster was awarded the gold for his individual 387. Max of Switzerland took final lo-shot score of 98 to n Sw-Iss'95. SS^"^' Some teai "s Poland won the team mlrf for i f of West Bowl more than man. the come goes Poland -won the team gold for kne-eling with 1,331 points for a one-point v.-in over the United' States. , For the overall team goldik medal the U.S. team of! [Writer of Clarendon Hills. Ill- scored 4,543. Russia took the' silver with 4,508 and Switzer- land the bronze with 4,487. Dan luga of Romania, Frank iHigginson of Placerville, Calif. Ernie coach center fire event tied with ;Iuga won the shootoff with! rounds of 149 and 145 to defeat! iHigginson who had 149 and 144 .' Russia won the men's team competition with 2.343 points ' jthe United States' 2,339. - in Uona n .h

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  1. The Cumberland News,
  2. 27 Sep 1974, Fri,
  3. Page 25

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