Marianne Jahn, 17, baker's daughter from tiny mountain village of Zurs, Austria, took Alpine combined title at Sun Valley, then beat top U.S. girls in giant slalom at American International races at Stowe, Vt.
Robert Kaufmann, 18, Harvard sophomore, splashed out American and National Collegiate record of 2:06.2 for 200-yard individual medley swim at Eastern Intercollegiate championships at Cambridge, Mass.
Steve Vehslage, Princeton junior from Haverford, Pa., took on Yale's Sam Howe for second time in National Intercollegiate Squash tournament, defeated him 15-14, 15-11, 15-9 for title at Amherst, Mass.
Betty Cuthbert, 22-year-old Australian Olympic track champion (three gold medals in 1956), set world record of 23.2 for 220-yard dash in Australian women's track and field meet at Hobart, Tasmania.
March 21, 1960
Thor H. Ramsing of Greenwich, Conn., owner and skipper of 46-foot sloop Solution, sailed in second across line in 360-mile Miami to St. Petersburg race for corrected-time victory and Southern Ocean Racing title.
Johnny Goodman, three-time member of U.S. Walker Cup team, 1937 national amateur champion and last amateur to take U.S. Open (1933), decided at 50 it was time to turn pro, will tee off in California PGA events.
Harold Worst, 31, poker-faced shoe store proprietor, defended his world three-cushion billiard title against onetime world title-holder Joe Chamaco, won 350 to 310 in close-series of matches at Grand Rapids, Mich.