CARSON CITY, NEV.
LeMond, 18, the U.S. junior cycling champion, won a gold, a silver and a bronze medal at the Junior World Championships in Buenos Aires to become the first American cyclist to earn three medals in a single world or Olympic competition.
This is an article from the Nov. 12, 1979 issue
Lady Arran broke the speed record for Class II offshore power boats twice within two days on Lake Windermere in England. On her first run she averaged 91.23 mph, 6.10 mph faster than the old mark; on her second she averaged 93.03 mph.
Michael, 15, shooting from prone, standing and kneeling positions on a 10-meter range, won the National Explorer Air Rifle Championship at West Point, N.Y. He outshot 27 other finalists who qualified from among 50,000 entrants.
Morton, a maintenance worker at O'Hare Airport, won medals in 13 events in the 65-69 division at the Illinois Senior Olympics in Springfield. He took three golds (racquetball, 220-yard dash, long jump), eight silvers and two bronzes.
Julie won the U.S. girls' tetrathlon title in Kent, Conn. A Concord Academy senior, she placed first in shooting, with 920 of a possible 1,000 points, and in the 200-yard swim (2:37), second in riding and third in the 3,000-meter run.
Todd, an eighth-grader, led Primghar Community School to its third straight unbeaten season. In five games the 5'7" 145-pounder rushed for 1,231 yards, returned two kick-offs and two interceptions for touchdowns and made a team-high 59 tackles.