Article 098 c.1965
10 From State Seek
Deaf Game Honors

 WASHINGTON, June 26- Ten Michigan athletes are among the 155 on the U.S. team in the 10th International Games for the Deaf which open here Monday. 
The games, which are being held in this country for the first time, have drawn nearly 1,000 athletes from the 29 nations entered in the week-long competition. 
The meet is held every four years in the season following the Olympic Games. Hungary won the team title in 1961 competition held in Helsinki. 
The Michigan contingent is led by Fred Savinsky, 16, of Warren Cousino High. He is rated the state's best hope to win a gold medal on his showing in the swimming trials held here last weekend. 
Ron and Robert Scripter, of Owosso, will compete in the middle distance events in track. Abram Powell, of Pontiac, in the 400 meter, and Dave Takacs, of Royal Oak, in the shot put are other members of the men's track squad. Janice Louise Logan, of Warren, in the javelin and Marika Vorosmarty, of Grosse Ile, in the discus throw, are on the women's squad.
 Martin Belsky, of Flint, a table tennis player and Anthony Kovacs of Lincoln Park, a soccer player, are on the U.S. team.
Karen Overgard, of Birmingham, qualified in the 100-meter backstroke and 200-meter breaststroke. 
Savinsky, who has been swimming in races since he was six, first under Harry Hauck in the Patton Pool and later with Howard Scarborough, of the Osborn Swimming Club, is now being coached by John Wieck, of Fitzgerald High.  Wieck is coach of the U.S. swim team. 
Savinsky set three records for the deaf in the trials here with a 5:13.0 time in the 400-meter freestyle and 21:13.4 in the 1,500-meter freestyle and a 2:36 in the 200-meter butterfly. 
The track events are being held at the University of Maryland while the swimming events will take place in the 50-meter pool in Olympic park. Other competition will be held at American University and Gallaudet College.

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