Al won both the singles and doubles titles at the USTA national, clay court, hard court and indoor championships for boys 12 and under—the first time anyone in any age bracket has swept all eight events in a single year.
DEBRA ANN JONES
Jones, 25, a quality engineer, set a U.S. Cycling Federation women's individual time trial 24-hour record when she covered 373.6 miles on a 12-mile, open-road course near Syracuse, N.Y. In the process, she established a 12-hour American women's mark of 192.3 miles. Swasko, a schoolteacher competing with six men in the Louisville Wheelmen Sleepy Head Double-Triple-Quad Century, pedaled an unsanctioned 400 miles in a group ride over an open-road course in 23 hours, 40 minutes.
NEW YORK CITY
Katz, a health-phys ed professor at Bronx C.C., won all six events she entered in the 35-39 age group at the U.S. Masters Long Course Swimming Championships: the 200-, the 400-and 1,500-meter free; the 200 and 400 IM; and the 200 fly.
September 13, 1981
Chapman, 27, a student at Sacramento State, swam the English Channel 106 years to the day after Matthew Webb's inaugural crossing. It took Chapman 13 hours and 30 minutes to go from Dover, England to Sangette, France.
Billy, 17, shot a two-under-par 286 to win the PGA National Junior Championship in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He was also the first repeat champion of the "Big I" Insurance Youth Classic held in Augusta, Ga., with a six-under 282.