Ann Warner, 15, Santa Clara Swim Club ace from Menlo Park, Calif. bettered by more than two seconds her American record for 200-meter breaststroke, set at Pan-Am Games, when she splashed distance in 2:54.1 at meet in Los Altos, Calif.
Garney Henley, 23, Huron (S. Dak.) College football star (SI, Nov. 16), led school's track team to state title when he took broad jump, high and low hurdles, 100-and 220-yard dashes, anchored winning mile relay team at Spear-fish, S. Dak. meet.
Robert Beck, Navy lieutenant from San Diego, scored 4,790 points to defeat Army Pfc. Paul Pesthy of Colombia in International Modern Pentathlon championship at San Antonio. Both will be on U.S. team at modern pentathlon meet in Rome this month.
Reg Horne, 51, of England, after training with railroad crowbar to strengthen his back, won British Senior Golf title at Mere, England, by three strokes over former champion Norman Sutton. Horne will meet U.S.'s Dick Metz this July for world senior title.
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Ray Cunningham, 19, University of Texas sophomore from Refugio, Texas, knocked off 20-year-old Southwest Conference track record when he scooted over 120-yard high hurdles in 13.8 in conference meet at Fort Worth, later tied 220-yard low hurdle record.
Humberto Barrera, 18, Robstown, Texas high school senior, won himself berth on U.S. Olympic boxing team (112-pound division) when, despite bloody cut over his left eye, he beat AAU national champion Wayman Gray at Olympic trials in San Francisco.