Nancy Meade, Rye,N.Y. mother of three who learned to sail while growing up in Great South Bay,captained three-woman American YC crew to North American title and Adams trophyat Chicago.
Elsy Jacobs, 25,shapely blonde farmer's daughter from Garnich, Luxembourg who pedaled infootsteps of her two brothers, hit the jackpot at Rheims, averaging 20.07 mphto win world cycling championship.
Lance Reventlow,sports-car-driving son of Heiress Barbara Hutton, had big week, beating WaltHansgen at Thompson, Conn, and teaming up with Gaston Andrey in 4.1-literFerrari to win 500-miler at Elkhart Lake.
Ann Roniger,win-some 15-year-old high school sophomore from Elmdale, Kans., strainingthrough five tough events, scored 3,762 points to capture AAU women'spentathlon title for second time at Emporia, Kans.
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Jonas Irbinskas,graceful professional equestrian from Milford, Kans., gave amateurs lesson inriding at Colorado Springs, was first in dressage, endurance and speed, andjumping to win second Wofford Cup.
Glenn Riffle, 40,Dayton, Ohio horseshoe pitcher, whirled on two ringers in every three pitchesto win all 15 singles, paired with Neighbor Charlie Sippe to take doubles inAAU championship at Winston-Salem, N.C.
George H. BeckerJr., special aide to Secretary of Commerce Weeks and leisure-time angler,gaffed 25½-Pound blackfin tuna after 35-minute tussle near Hamilton, Bermuda,for world record for 18-pound test line.