Elaine Gray, 21, a student librarian from St. Albans, England, succeeded in her third attempt to break Greta Andersen's 1958 women's world cross-channel record when she swam from Cape Gris-Nez, France to Dover, England in 10:24, bettering the mark by 0:37.
Ed Kuhlenschmidt, 39, a 27-yard handicap trapshooter from Evansville, Ind., who earlier this year became the 27th man ever to break 50 straight pairs of birds, won his first state doubles title by defeating Billy Christensen of Griffith, Ind. in a first-place shootoff.
Bob Huber, an 18-year-old golfer from Lititz, Pa., birdied four of the last six holes to win the Pennsylvania State Junior championship in Hershey, beating out Andy Thompson, his Florida State University teammate and the tournament's 1965 winner, 2 and 1.
Janet Macfarlane, a 17-year-old Gridley, Calif. sprinter, began her second year of competitive track by winning three gold medals and setting three new marks—the long jump and the 100- and 220-yard dashes—at the Western U.S. Women's and Girls' games.
July 30, 1967
Judy Wagner, 28, of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., who piloted her Beechcraft Bonanza to first place in the Montreal-Miami race in May, also won the Atlantic City, N.J.-Torrance, Calif. race to become the first woman to win both handicap events in one year.
Warren Peck, 37, a masonry contractor from Stow, Mass. who has taken part in cycling competitions for four years, earned his first high-point win at the American Motorcycle Association's 90-mile endurance run with 997 points on the woods course in Lewiston, Me.