IMPROVEMENT comes with a steady diet of hard
Fred's form in the butterfly.
RUSSIANS PACING GAMES FOR DEAF
NEWS WIRE SERVICES
WASHINGTON, June 30--Russia collected four gold medals in
the 10th International
Games for the Deaf yesterday. Antonina Bubnova took firsts in the
dash and long jump, Leonid Djourouk captured the 800-meter run and
Damanov won the 10,000-meter walk to give the Russians a total of six
medals in the competition.
The best United States showing came in the 100-meter dash.
of Berkeley, Calif., was first in 10.8.
Two Michigan athletes - Roy Scriptor, of Durand, and Matrika
of Grosse Ile, were eliminated in qualifying events. Scriptor lost in
semi-finals of the 880 run and Miss Vorsmarty failed in the
In swimming, Fred Savinsky, of Warren, Mich., finished third
a bronze medal in the 1,500-meter freestyle. It was the first time an
had won a medal in swimming at the games.
Loszlo Kollar, of Hungary, was the gold-medal winner
with a world
deaf mark of 19:45.2. Savinsky's time was 20:44.7, a half-minute under
the American deaf mark.