OLYMPIC TRACK, SWIMMING, AND DIVING The 14th Olympiad rolls on at Wembley Stadium. Adding to their impressive list of victories, the Americans chalk up new honors in thrilling track and swimming events. In the high hurdles, Roy Cochran hangs up a new record.--Willie Steele is hurt but wins the broad jump.--A photo finish in the 100-metre dash, with Harrison Dillard beating Barney Ewell by a whisker.--Highlights of swimming and diving Walter Ris scores in the 100, while Bruce Harlan and Lt. Sammy Lee are one-two in the diving. Pretty Vicki Draves thrills the fans as she wins the women's diving.--The weatherman provides some typically British climate, but the hardy spectators remain for further Olympic thrills, including Mal Whitfield's impressive triumph in the 800-metre event.
WOMEN'S NATIONAL A.A.U. SWIM MEET Swimming and diving champions compete for top honors at the Santa Barbara National A.A.U. Meet. Virginia Hopkins takes first in the 100 meter dash across the pool. Marjorie Gestring wins the diving competition yet again in spite of some very tough and graceful competition.
6TH U.S. VS. RUSSIA TRACK & FIELD MEET The 6th annual United States versus Russia track and field meet sees 55,000 spectators on hand to witness two new world records in pole vault by Fred Hansen and Dallas Long in the Shot Put event.
FINAL U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS FOR ATHLETICS Final trials for the upcoming U.S. Olympics in Los Angeles see Bob Hayes tie the American record in the 100-meter dash while new world records are set by Ralph Boston in the broad jump and Rex Cawley in the 400-meter event. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
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