HARNESS RACING—NIATROSS, driven by Clint Galbraith, defeated Storm Damage by two lengths to win the $137,500 Thomas P. Gaines Memorial race for 3-year-olds at Vernon Downs. The pacer covered the mile in 1:54.
XXII OLYMPIC GAMES (page 12)—Gold medal winners in Moscow were: CYCLING: Individual Pursuit, ROBERT DILL-BUNDI (Switzerland); 4,000-meter Team Pursuit, VIKTOR MANAKOV, VALERI MOVCHAN, VLADIMIR OSOKIN, VITALI PETRAKOV (U.S.S.R.); Sprint, LUTZ HESSLICH (East Germany).
DIVING: Three-meter Springboard, Women, IRINA KALININA (U.S.S.R.); Three-meter Springboard, Men, ALEKSANDR PORTNOV (U.S.S.R.); Platform, Women, MARTINA JASCHKE (East Germany).
EQUESTRIAN: Team, Men, ALEKSANDR BLINOV, YURI SALNIKOV, VALERI VOLKOV (U.S.S.R.); Three-day Individual, Men, FEDERICO EURO ROMAN (Italy).
FENCING: Individual Foil, Men, VLADIMIR SMIRNOV (U.S.S.R.); Individual Foil, Women. PASCALE TRINQUET (France); Individual Saber, VIKTOR KROVOPUSKOV (U.S.S.R.). Team Foil, Women. TRINQUET, BRIGITTE LATRI-GAUDIN, ISABELLE BOERI-BEGARD, VERONIQUE BROUQUIER (France); Team Foil, Men, DIDIER FLAMENT, PASKAL JOLYOT, BRUNO BOSCHERIE, PHILIPPE BONNIN (France).
GYMNASTICS: Men's Team, U.S.S.R.; Women's Team, U.S.S.R.; All-around, Men, ALEXANDR DITYATIN (U.S.S.R.); All-around, Women, YELENA DAVYDOVA (U.S.S.R.); Floor Exercise, Men, ROLAND BRUCKNER (East Germany); Horizontal Bar. Men, STOYAN DELTCHEV (Bulgaria); Parallel Bars, Men, ALEXANDR TKACHYOV (U.S.S.R.); Pommel Horse, Men, ZOLTAN MAGYAR (Hungary); Rings, Men, DITYATIN; Vault, Men, NIKOLAI ANDRIANOV (U.S.S.R.); Floor Exercise, Women, NELLI KIM (U.S.S.R.) and NADIA COMANECI (Romania), tie; Vault, Women, NATALYA SHAPOSHNIKOVA (U.S.S.R.); Uneven Bars, Women, MAXI GNAUCK (East Germany); Balance Beam, Women, COMANECI.
JUDO: 209 pounds, ROBERT VAN DE WALLE (Belgium); over 209 pounds, ANGELO PARISI (France).
MODERN PENTATHLON: Team, ANATOLI STAROSTIN, PAVEL LEDNEV, EVGENY LIPEEV (U.S.S.R.); Individual, STAROSTIN.
ROWING: Fours with Coxswain, Women, EAST GERMANY; Pairs without Coxswain, Women, UTE STEINDORF, CORNELIA KLIER (East Germany); Double Sculls, Women, YELENA KHLOPTSEVA, LARISA POPOVA (U.S.S.R.); Single Sculls, Women, SANDA TOMA (Romania); Eights, Women, EAST GERMANY: Quadruple Sculls, Men, EAST GERMANY; Quadruple Sculls, Women, EAST GERMANY; Fours without Coxswain, Men, DIETER WENDISCH, ULLRICH DIESSNER, WALTER DIESSNER, GOTTFRIED DOHN (East Germany); Single Sculls, Men, PERTTI KARPPINEN (Finland); Double Sculls, Men, JOACHIM DREIFKE, KLAUS KROPPELIEN (East Germany); Pairs without Coxswain, Men, BERND LANDVOIGT, JORG LANDVOIGT (East Germany); Pairs with Coxswain, Men, HARALD JAHRLING, FRIEDRICH-WILHELM ULRICH, GEORG SPOHR (East Germany); Eights, Men, EAST GERMANY; Fours with Coxswain, EAST GERMANY.
SHOOTING: Small-Bore, Prone, KAROLY VARGA (Hungary); Clay Target, Trap, LUCIANO GIOVANNETTI (Italy); Three Position, VIKTOR VLASOV (U.S.S.R.); Running Game Target, IGOR SOKOLOV (U.S.S.R.); Rapid Fire, Pistol, CORNELIU ION (Romania); Clay Target, Skeet, HANS KJELD RASMUSSEN (Denmark).
SWIMMING: 100-meter Breaststroke, Men, DUNCAN GOODHEW (England); 1,500-meter Freestyle, Men. VLADIMIR SALNIKOV (U.S.S.R.) in a world record 14:58.27; 100-meter Backstroke, Men, BENGT BARON (Sweden); 200-meter Freestyle, Men, SERGEI KOPLIAKOV (U.S.S.R.); 400-meter Freestyle, Women, INES DIERS (East Germany); 100-meter Freestyle. Women, BARBARA KRAUSE (East Germany) in a world record 54.79; 200-meter Butterfly. Women. INES GEISSLER (East Germany); 100-meter Butterfly. Men. PAR ARVIDSSON (Sweden); 4 x 200 Freestyle, Men, KOPLIAKOV, SALNIKOV, IVAR STUKOLKIN, ANDREI KRYLOV (U.S.S.R.): 100-meter Backstroke. Women. RICA REINISCH (East Germany) in a world record 1:00.86; 200-meter Breaststroke, Women, LINA KACHUSHITE (U.S.S.R.); 4 x 100 Medley, Men. MARK KERRY, PETER EVANS. MARK TONELLI, NEIL BROOKS (Australia); 400-meter Freestyle. Men. SALNIKOV; 100-meter Butterfly, Women, CAREN METSCHUCK (East Germany); 200-meter Freestyle. Women, KRAUSE; 200-meter Breaststroke, Men, ROBERTAS ZULPA (U.S.S.R.); 100-meter Breaststroke, Women, UTE GEWENIGER (East Germany); 400-meter IM, Women, PETRA SCHNEIDER (East Germany); 800-meter Freestyle, Women, MICHELLE FORD (Australia); 400-meter IM, Men, ALEKSANDR SIDORENKO (U.S.S.R.); 200-meter Backstroke. Women. REINISCH in a world record 2:11.93; 100-meter Freestyle, Men, JORG WOITHE (East Germany); 4 x 100 Freestyle, Women. KRAUSE, METSCHUCK, DIERS, SARINA HULSENBECK (East Germany) in a world record 3:42.71; 200-meter Backstroke. Men, SANDOR WLADAR (Hungary).
TRACK & FIELD: 20-kilometer Walk, MAURIZIO DAMILANO (Italy): Shotput, Women, ILONA SLUPIANEK (East Germany); Pentathlon, NADYEZHDA TKACHENKO (U.S.S.R.); 100-meter Dash, Men, ALLAN WELLS (Britain): Triple Jump, JAAK UUDMAE (U.S.S.R.); Javelin, Women, MARIA COLON (Cuba); Decathlon, DALEY THOMPSON (Britain); 400-meter Hurdles, Men, VOLKER BECK (East Germany); 800-meter Run, Men, STEVE OVETT (Britain); 100-meter Dash, Women, LYUDMILA KONDRATYEVA (U.S.S.R.); High Jump, Women, SARA SIMEONI (Italy); 110-meter Hurdles, Men, THOMAS MUNKELT (East Germany); Javelin, Men, DAINIS KULA (U.S.S.R.); 800-meter Run. Women, NADYEZHDA OLIZARYENKO (U.S.S.R.) in a world record 1:53.5; 10,000-meter Run. MIRUTS YIFTER (Ethiopia).
WEIGHTLIFTING: 123-pound group. DANIEL NUNEZ (Cuba) with a world-record two-lift total of 606.2 pounds: 132-pound group, VIKTOR MAZIN (U.S.S.R.) with a world-record two-lift total of 628 pounds; 149-pound group. YANKO ROUSSEV (Bulgaria) with a world record for the two-lift total, 743 pounds; 165-pound group, ASSEN ZLATEV (Bulgaria) with a world record for the two-lift total, 792 pounds; 182-pound group, YURIK VARDANYAN (U.S.S.R.) with a world record two-lift total of 882 pounds; 198-pound group, PETER BACZAKO (Hungary).
WRESTLING: Greco-Roman, 106-pound class, ZAKSYLIK USHKEMPIROV (U.S.S.R.): 136-pound class, STILIANOS MIGIAKIA (Greece); 198-pound class. NORBERT NOTTNY (Hungary); 114-pound class, VAKHTANG BLAGIDZE (U.S.S.R.); 163-pound class, FERENC KOCSIS (Hungary); 220-pound class, GHEORGI RAIKOV (Bulgaria); 125-pound class, SHAMIL SERIKOV (U.S.S.R.); 150-pound class, STEFAN RUSU (Romania); 180-pound class, GENNADY KORBAN (U.S.S.R.); over 220-pound class, ALEXANDR KOLCHINSKY (U.S.S.R).
SOCCER—NASL: While the NSC East-leading New York Cosmos (18-7) were defeating San Diego 5-0, the other division leaders won five of seven games. NSC West-leader Seattle (22-5) accounted for one loss—they fell to Philadelphia. 1-0—but clinched a playoff spot by defeating Toronto 3-1. The other loser, ASC Central leader Chicago (19-6), also ensured itself a berth by defeating Detroit 2-1 in a shootout before falling to Edmonton 2-1. Fort Lauderdale (15-10), which beat New England 3-0, maintained its slim lead in the ASC East, and California (12-13), which didn't play, maintained a one-point lead in the ASC West. NSC Central-leading Dallas (13-11) won twice, shutting out Memphis 2-0 and beating the Express 2-1.
MILEPOSTS—FIRED: By the Chicago Cubs, Manager PRESTON GOMEZ, 57, who so far this season, his first with the club, had guided Chicago to a 38-52 record and last place in the National League East. He was replaced by Joe Amalfitano, who had been the Cubs' third-base coach.