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...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

March 19, 1956
March 19, 1956

Table of Contents
March 19, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Dayton And The Dons
'How To Do It Again'
The Wonderful World Of Sport
NHL Hockey

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

John Landy, world mile record holder (3:58), gallantly stopped to aid fallen opponent but made up lost 30 yards in plenty of time to win Australian mile championship and Olympic berth with good 4:04.2 clocking at Melbourne.

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Betty Mullen, high school physical education teacher, savagely churned 100-yard butterfly in amazing 1:04.2 (0:04 faster than world record) to pace Walter Reed Swim Club to world mark for 400-yard medley at Detroit (see below).

Master Sergeant Huelet L. Benner, veteran West Point pistoleer, outfired 500 hand gunners in national midwinter pistol championships at Tampa, hit bull's-eye often enough to score 2,613 points and win title for sixth time.

Rex Aubrey, swift-moving Aussie, made easy transition from infirmary to swimming pool, freestyled 100 yards in world-record time of 0:49 to help Yale overwhelm Harvard 63-21 for 142nd straight dual meet victory at New Haven, Conn.

Gizi Farkas, pretty three-time women's world table tennis champion from Budapest, flashes her victory smile after sweeping past strong field to capture English open singles crown in tournament held at Belle Vue, Manchester.

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