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FINE FORM FOR ROME

Jan. 18, 1960
Jan. 18, 1960

Table of Contents
Jan. 18, 1960

Olympic Trials
Wonderful World Of Sport
Guggenheim
'Bloody Tired'
Hockey
Golf
Basketball
Desert Museum
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FINE FORM FOR ROME

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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PHOTOSHARON RICHARDSON performs a handstand on uneven bars at Sarasota. Concentrating on Rome, she has "no time for boys."PHOTOMURIEL DAVIS displays form that won Sarasota tryouts and that makes her a good bet to lead the U.S. women's team at Rome. Her spare-time reading: Bertrand Russell.PHOTOMARY BIGNAL puts the shot. She is also a runner and hurdler, holds women's British pentathlon record. An American-music fan, she collects Nat (King) Cole records.