Water Bug II, piloted by Sam Guarino, Detroit, 10-m. Marine Trophy Derby, with 68.018-mph avg. speed, Louisville, Ky.
Frank Havens, Washington Canoe Club, U.S. sr. single-blade canoe title, Philadelphia.
August 5, 1956
Joey Giardello, 10-round decision over Franz Szuzina, middleweights, Milwaukee.
Ramon Fuentes, 10-round decision over Chico Vejar, middleweights, Los Angeles.
Isaac Logart, 10-round decision over Jed Black, welterweights, Chicago.
Danny Giovanelli, 8-round TKO over Gene Poirier, welterweights, New York.
Flash Elorde, 10-round decision over Davey Gallardo, featherweights, San Jose, Calif.
Arthur B. Bisguier, New York, natl. open championship, with 9½-2½ score, Oklahoma City.
Arnold Palmer, Latrobe, Pa., Eastern Open, with 277 for 72 holes, Baltimore.
Charles Boswell, Birmingham, Ala., natl. blind golfers title, with 187 for 36 holes (new record), Chicago.
Egon F. Quittner, Rydel, Pa., intl. srs. title, with 74, Deauville, France. Team champion: France.
DELTA: $57,575 Arlington Matron Handicap, 1 m., by nose, in 1:36 4/5, Arlington Pk., Ill. Steve Brooks up.
KING HAIRAN: $34,675 Great American Stakes, 5½ f., by 1¼ lengths, in 1:04 2/5, Jamaica, N.Y. Eddie Arcaro up.
GREEK SPY: $24,500 Lamplighter Handicap, 1 1/16 m., by 1¼ lengths, Monmouth Pk., N.J. Eric Guerin up.
Kathy Brooks and Gretchen Lechner, Berea, Ohio, natl. AAU jr. outdoor synchronized duet title, Berea.
(Pa. State grass courts championships, Haverford)
Vic Seixas, Philadelphia, over Art Larsen, 7-5, 6-1, 6-4, men's singles title.
Althea Gibson, New York, over Mrs. Margaret Osborne duPont, 6-1, 6-4, women's singles title.