Angela Sullivan, 8-year-old English swimming wonder, splashed mile in speedy 32:17.8 for silver award in London meet. Said Angela's enthusiastic coach: "Best Olympics prospect we've ever had. We'll prove it in 1968."
J. D. Martin, Oklahoma University's high flying pole vaulter from Erick, Okla., soared 15 feet 7¼ inches during Big Eight track meet at Kansas City, Mo., for collegiate indoor record and conference victory for Sooners.
Jerry Vayda, 25, University of North Carolina basketball star now a lieutenant in U.S. Air Force, captained fast Mitchel Field team to world-wide Air Force title at Newburgh, N.Y., averaged 20.6 points a game.
Mrs. Si Bloom of Logan, W. Va., shot 36-hole total of 168 to beat out 99 other women golfers (who first had to admit to more than 45 years of age) in Westview Senior Women's Championship at Miami.
March 14, 1960
Alain Giletti of Paris, showing both precise and graceful form in World Figure Skating Championships at Vancouver, B.C., won men's title vacated this year by David Jenkins, Olympic winner from Colorado Springs.
Miner Cliett, 16-year-old sharpshooter from Childersburg, Ala., captain of 1960 junior all-America skeet team, shattered 25 straight in shoot-off for all-bore championship at Palm Beach Gun Club, Palm Beach, Fla.
Cui Biffelt, father of eight, from Alaskan village of Huslia, mushed his dog team 75 frozen miles in 5:40:29 for 30-second victory over Wilbur Sampson of Noorvik in annual Alaskan Sled Dog championship.