Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 27, 1976 · Page 66
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June 27, 1976

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 66

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7F -- June 27, 1976 * Sunday Gazette-Mail Charteitotv West Vlrdr.la Tail Ship Completes Race. .3. JL The Argentine ship Libertad. a square-rigger, arrives in the Newport, R.I., harbor Saturday to complete an ocean sailing race from Bermuda. Naval cadets in 18th century-style uniforms stand at the ends of the yardarms and atop the masts. (AP Wirephoto) Jenner Smashes Decathlon Record EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Bruce Jenner tuned, up for his second Olympic Games Saturday by smashing the world record in the grueling decathlon, scoring 8,538 points in winning the event at the U.S. . Olympic track and field trials at the University of Oregon. Fred Dixon and Fred Samara finished second and third, respectively, grabbing the other two berths in the decathlon for the Montreal Olympics. The 26-year-old Jenner, formerly of Graceland College in Iowa, was not planning to go after his own world mark of 8,524 points for the 10-event, twoday test, but he was advised adter the ninth event that he was within striking distance. All he needed, he was told, was a fast 1.500-meter r u n , so the 6-foot-2, 190-pounder went after it. His time was 4: 16.4. just two seconds off his career best. DIXON, FROM Los Angeles, built up a substantial lead in second place and also made the team with his 8,265. Samara, of the New York Athletic Club, and three others were within two points of each other when the 1,500 began, but Samara recorded a time of 4:28.5 for 7,980 points to take the third spot on the U.S. team, ahead of Roger George, formerly of Fresno State, who scored a lifetime best of 7,930. Jenner's previous world mark was set on this same track last year, but points were awarded on the basis of hand timing. The record for automatic timing was 8,454, set by Nicolay Avilov of the Soviet Union in winning the 1972 Olympics. Jenner did not run fast enough in the 1,500 to better that mark, but he gets a second crack at the Soviet champion in Montreal. Jenner, on the basis of electronic timing, scored 8,444 points to fall 10 points short of Avilov's record. Jenner ran the opening event of the second day, the hurdles, n 14.57, and remained in third place, the position he held after Friday's opening five events. SPIRIT OF 76 Celebrate America with big savings on dependable John Deere Products Match the power to your yard chores with a John Deere · Three power sizes in the 200 Series Tractors: 10-hp model 210. 12-MP212. and 14-hp214 · Variable-speed drive lets you change ground speeds without clutching · Up !o 50% quieter because the sleek hood encloses the engine. And the engine is cushioned to reduce vibration fcr a smooth ride Buy a John Deere! 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