U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM QUALIFIERS
This is an article from the July 2, 1984 issue
CYCLING—100 KM TEAM TIME TRIAL: Davis Phinney, Boulder, Colo.; Ron Kiefel, Wheatridge, Colo.; Roy Knickman, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Thurlow Rogers, Van Nuys, Calif.; Andrew Weaver, Coral Springs, Fla.
ROWING—EIGHT-OARED SHELL, MEN: Walter Leubsen Jr., Arlington, Va.; Andy Sudduth, Exeter, N.H.; John Terwilliger, Ranchester, Wyo.; Chris Penny, Middletown, R.I.; Tom Darling, Swampscott, Mass.; Fred Borchelt, Alexandria, Va.; Charles Clapp, Barrington, R.I.; Bruce Ibbetson, Tustin, Calif.; Bob Jaugstetter, Savannah, Ga. STRAIGHT FOUR, MEN: Dave Clark, Columbia, Mo.; Jonathan Smith, Swampscott, Mass.; Philip Stekl, Hartford, Conn.; Al Forney, Edmonds, Wash.
SHOOTING—SPORT PISTOL, WOMEN: Kim Dyer, Waco, Texas; Ruby Fox, Parker, Ariz. FREE PISTOL: Don Nygord, La Crescenta, Calif.; Erich Buljung, Fort Benning, Ga. STANDARD RIFLE, WOMEN: Wanda Jewell, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.; Gloria Parmentier, Fort Benning, Ga. INTERNATIONAL SKEET: Matt Dryke, Fort Benning, Ga.; Michael Thompson, Fredericksburg, Va. ENGLISH MATCH: Ed Etzel, Morgantown, W. Va.; Don Durbin, Louisville; Allan Knowles, Ojai, Calif. FREE RIFLE: Etzel; Glen Dubis, Fort Benning, Ga.; William Beard, Indianapolis. AIR RIFLE, MEN: Dubis; John Rost, Pittsburgh. AIR RIFLE, WOMEN: Pat Spurgin, Billings, Mont.; Mary A. Schweitzer, Lancaster, Pa. RUNNING GAME TARGET: Randy Stewart, Fort Benning, Ga.; Todd Bensley, Lordsburg, N.M. RAPID-FIRE PISTOL: Allyn W. Johnson, Fremont, Calif.; John McMally, Fort Benning, Ga. OLYMPIC TRAP: Dan Carlisle, Fort Benning, Ga.; Wally Zobell, Jackson, Mont.
TRACK & FIELD—(page 26).
WRESTLING—FREESTYLE: 105½ lbs.—Bobby Weaver, Bethlehem, Pa.; 114½—Joe Gonzales, Bakersfield, Calif.; 125½—Barry Davis, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; 136½—Lee Roy Smith, Stillwater, Okla.; 149½—Andrew Rein, Madison, Wis.; 163—Dave Schultz, Palo Alto, Calif.; 180½—Mark Schultz, Palo Alto, Calif.; 198—Ed Banach, Port Jervis, NY.; 220—Lou Banach, Port Jervis, N.Y.; Unlimited—Bruce Baumgartner, Haledon, N.J. GRECO-ROMAN: 105½—Mark Fuller, Pleasant Hill, Calif.; 114½—Bert Govig, Scottsdale, Ariz.; 125½—Frank Famiano, Schenectady, NY.; 136½—Abdurrahim Kuzu, Lincoln, Neb.; 149½—James Martinez, Brooklyn Park, Minn.; 163—Chris Catalfo, Albany, N.Y.; 180½—Dan Chandler, Minneapolis; 198—Steve Fraser, Ann Arbor, Mich.; 220—Greg Gibson, Stafford, Va.; Unlimited—Jeff Blatnick, Schenectady, N.Y.
YACHTING—WINDGLIDER: Scott Steele, Annapolis, Md.
BOXING—EDWIN ROSARIO retained his WBC lightweight title with a 12-round split decision over Howard Davis Jr. in San Juan, PR. (page 50).
FOOTBALL—USFL: Arizona's Greg Landry threw for three TDs to lead the Wranglers to a 35-10 win over the L.A. Express and the final playoff berth. Arizona edged out Denver, which had beaten Oakland 20-7 the night before, for a Western Conference wildcard spot. Earlier in the week, Michigan downed Oklahoma 34-24, giving the defending champs a postseason spot; Houston beat San Antonio 29-26; Jacksonville mauled Pittsburgh 26-2; Tampa Bay defeated Birmingham 17-16; Michigan upended Chicago 20-17; Washington beat New Orleans 20-17; San Antonio defeated Oklahoma 23-0; and New Jersey beat Philadelphia 16-10.
GOLF—TOM KITE shot a 19-under-par 269 to defeat Don Pooley by five strokes and win the $400,000 Atlanta Classic.
Laurie Rinker won her first LPGA tournament, a $225,000 event in Danvers, Mass., with a two-under-par 286, beating Ayako Okamoto and Jackie Bertsch by three strokes.
MOTOR SPORTS—NELSON PIQUET, driving a Brabham-BMW, averaged 81.679 mph over the 2.5-mile downtown circuit to win the 160-mile Detroit Grand Prix. Martin Brundle, in a Tyrrell, finished a disputed second, .837 second back.
SOCCER—NASL: Chicago, atop the Eastern Division, lost 2-1 to the Cosmos and shut out Toronto 1-0. Vancouver edged Minnesota 3-2 in overtime to wrest the Western Division lead from the Strikers.
SWIMMING—VICTOR DAVIS swam the 200-meter breaststroke in 2:14.58 to shave .19 off his two-year-old world record, in Toronto.
TRACK & FIELD—In Kiev, MARGARITA PONOMARYOVA ran the 400-meter hurdles in 53.58 to trim .44 off the women's world record set last year by Anna Ambraziene; TAMARA BYKOVA high-jumped 6'8¾" to increase by half an inch the women's world mark she set last August; and OLGA BONDARENKO clipped 13.8 seconds off Raisa Sadreydinova's 10-month-old women's world standard in the 10,000 with a 31:13.78 clocking.
At the Olympic trials in Los Angeles, CHANDRA CHEESEBOROUGH ran the 400 meters in 49.28 to break by .55 the American women's record Valerie Brisco-Hooks set in early June; JUDI BROWN cut .06 off her 1984 U.S. women's mark in the 400 hurdles with a 54.93 clocking; MIKE TULLY pole-vaulted 19'¾" to surpass by half an inch the U.S. record set by Earl Bell earlier in June; DWIGHT STONES high-jumped 7'8" to raise by a quarter-inch the U.S. record set last August by Tyke Peacock; and EARL JONES and JOHNNY GRAY both ran the 800 meters in 1:43.74 to break Rick Wohlhuter's 10-year-old U.S. mark by .17 (page 16).
MILEPOSTS—LIFTED: By NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle, the indefinite suspension of Indianapolis Colts quarterback ART SCHLICHTER, 24, who had been suspended by the league last year for running up nearly $400,000 in gambling debts.
TRADED: By the Edmonton Oilers, center KEN LINSEMAN, 25, to the Boston Bruins, for left wing MIKE KRUSHELNYSKI, 24.
By the Atlanta Hawks, forward DAN ROUND-FIELD, 31, to the Detroit Pistons, for forward CLIFF LEVINGSTON, 23, two second-round draft choices and the rights to forward ANTOINE CARR, 22, the Pistons' No. 1 pick in the 1983 draft.
In a three-way deal, the Washington Bullets sent their No. 1 draft pick, center MELVIN TURPIN, 23, to Cleveland for the Cavaliers' No. 1 draft pick, center TIM McCORMICK, 22, and forward CLIFF ROBINSON, 24. The Bullets then dealt McCormick and guard RICKY SOBERS, 31, to" the Seattle SuperSonics for guard GUS WILLIAMS, 30.
DIED: Miami Dolphin running back DAVID OVERSTREET, 25, when his car crashed into three gas pumps and was consumed by flames in the resulting explosion; near Winona, Texas.
CLARENCE CAMPBELL, 78, president of the NHL (1946-77); of pneumonia; in Montreal. Campbell, a Rhodes scholar, NHL referee (1929-40) and prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials, oversaw the league's expansion from six to 18 teams.