Wadood, 30, the coach of the U.S. badminton team, won the U.S. men's singles badminton crown by beating Chris Jogis of Palo Alto, Calif., 15-9, 15-13. Wadood also teamed with Yao Ximing of San Francisco to take second in doubles.
This is an article from the Dec. 28, 1987 issue
Arata, 27, defeated Lee Ann Skomski, also of San Antonio, to win her fourth straight U.S. modern pentathlon title and her sixth overall. She went on to finish 10th in the world ladies' championships in Bensheim, West Germany.
Mormando, 32, the head fencing coach at New York University, who competes for the New York Fencers Club, became the national saber champion by defeating teammate Peter West-brook, who had won the title eight years in a row.
OCEAN CITY, N.J.
Pescatore, 23, stroked the boat that won the first gold medal for the U.S. since 1974 in eight-oared competition at the world rowing championships. The U.S. beat East Germany by 3.11 seconds on a 2,000-meter course in Copenhagen.
NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF.
Barton, 28, a mechanical engineer, was both the 1,000-and 10,000-meter titlist at the world kayaking championships in Duisburg, West Germany. In the 10,000 his time of 41:59.69 beat Szabo Attila of Czechoslovakia by 53.53.
Cooley, a junior-college freshman, won the 12-gauge division at the world skeet shoot in San Antonio by hitting all 250 possible targets. He and his brother, David, 21, then paired to win the Class 2 .410-gauge team title.