Carolyn House, 14, representing L.A. Athletic Club, posted new American swim record of 19:45 for women's 1,500-meter freestyle at Indianapolis AAU meet, bettered previous mark of 20:02.4 set by Sylvia Ruuska of Berkeley, Calif. (see page 12).
Geza Vass, former Hungarian air force lieutenant now living in Hawaii, kept his Schweitzer 126-C sail plane aloft near Honolulu 36 hours and 5 minutes, at altitudes ranging from 3,800 to 1,200 feet, claimed new U.S. glider endurance record.
Dotty Campbell, a Seattle bank clerk representing the Sun Valley Ski Club, sped through 22-gate woman's giant slalom in 44.3 in the annual midsummer Heather Cup championships on Washington's Mount Baker, took event for third consecutive year.
Bob Gardner of Knollwood (N.Y.) Country Club won four-round Ike Golf Tournament at New York's Tamarack Club with 286 score, second-best in tournament's history, took title by three strokes over Jerry Courville of Shore-haven (Conn.) Club.
July 24, 1960
Natalie Steward, 17, of Rhodesia, broke the listed world's record for women's 110-yard backstroke by speeding distance in 1:11.1 in British Olympic Trials at Blackpool, erased previous mark of 1:11.9 set by Judy Grinham of Britain in 1958.
Dave Micahnik, 21, University of Pennsylvania graduate who quit his job two weeks previously to concentrate on fencing, swept through final round without a loss to capture épée individual title in national fencing championships at New York.