Lyn Cunningham, 15, whose famed father Briggs skippered Columbia in 1958's successful America's Cup defense, captained Pequot (Conn.) Yacht Club crew that posted three firsts, a second and a third, won Long Island Sound girls' sailing championship.
James Arender of U.S. parachute team leaped from 2,000 meters, delayed opening of chute for 30 seconds while performing series of complex figures, amassed 449.5-point total to win style jump event in world championships at Sofia, Bulgaria.
Nancy Richey, 17, of San Angelo, Texas upset Veteran Darlene Hard in early round of Eastern Grass Court Tennis Championships at South Orange, N.J., lost in final 6-1, 6-3 to Karen Hantze, 17, of San Diego in the competition's first teenage title match.
Bill Tindall, 17, of Seattle overcame blistered feet and a field of 128 to capture the National Junior Amateur Golf Championship at Milburn Country Club in Kansas City, defeated Laurie Hammer of Sarasota, Fla. 2 and 1 in the 18-hole final.
August 21, 1960
Esta McKee of Royal Center, Ind. tied with Anna Lindquist of Morgantown, W. Va. at end of regulation play in the National Horseshoe Tournament at Muncie, Ind., tossed 38 ringers in 68 tries in deciding playoff game to win women's championship.
Arthur Cook, U.S. Air Force reserve captain from Adelphi, Md. who won 1948 national small-bore rifle championship and a gold medal in the London Olympics, scored 6,390 out of possible 6,400 points to take second national title at Camp Perry, Ohio.