Lithe ladies in motion—and in the news—were these three: Sharon Richardson (left), 16-year-old blonde from Jackson, Mich., and Muriel Davis (below), 19-year-old blonde from Indianapolis, both of whom spun and flipped to high scores in pre-Olympic gymnastic trials at Sarasota, Fla.; and Mary Bignal (right), 19-year-old blonde clerk in a London brewery, chosen Britain's Woman Athlete of 1959. In addition to being blonde and beautifully coordinated, all three have a common objective: to qualify in their specialties for the 1960 Rome Olympics.
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Jan. 18, 1960
A testing mountain trek is the first step by Herb Elliott, world's best miler, on his road to Rome
- TOBY GREENE 60
'Don't go in for frills'