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The Michigan Daily -Wednesday, July 30, 1980-Page 15
~ Sports
Stevenson punches way to semis;
Yugoslavs vs. Italy for hoop gold
MOSCOW (AP)-Mighty Teofilo ball team ended when Yugoslavia strength of its victory over the Soviets 1980 Olympic Games regatta.
Stevenson advanced in Olympic defeated Brazil, 96-95, in the last last week. Marcos Soares, 19, and Eduardo
heavyweight boxing competition semifinal game. Italy beat Spain, 95-89, and the USSR Penido, 20, cjaimed the gold in the 470
yesterday, while the Eastern-bloc That put the Yugoslavs and Italy in downed Cuba, 109-90, in other games Class despite a sixth-place finish in the
domination of these boycotted Games the gold medal game tonight. The yesterday. final race.
pushed the Soviet Union to a new high Soviet Union and Spain will play for the Brazil earlier had clinched the gold in
on the all-time medals list. bronze medal. Sailing the Toronto Class.
Stevenson had absolutely no trouble In the complicated basketball Other sailing gold medal winners
with Grzegorz Skrzecz. The Cuban situation, Yugoslavia finished the TALLINN, Estonia (AP)-A pair of were Esko Rechardt of Finland in the
registered two standing 8-counts, then semifinals with a 5-0 record. Italy and young Rio de Janiero students provided Finn Dinghy, Denmark in Soling, the
stopped the 22-year-old Pole at 2:12 of the Soviet Union each were 3-2 but Italy Brazil with its second sailing gold Soviet Union in Star and Spain in Flying
the third round with a savage right goes into the gold medal game on the medal yesterday in the final race of the Dutchman.
hand to the head.
Stevenson now has had 10 fights over
three Olympics, winning one of them on
a walk-over and taking the other nine
inside the three-round limit.
"I prepared myself thoroughly for
these Olympics," said the 29-year-old
Stevenson, who looks quick and well- t
conditioned but has not had much op.
position from Solomon Ataga, a 32-
year-old Nigerian civil servant, and
Skrzecz, who looked to be nothing but a
fattened-up light-heavyweight.
Stevenson's semifinal opponent
tomorrow will be Istvan Levai of
Hungary, who showed good boxing
ability and punching power in knocking
down huge Swede Anders Eklund and
scoring a 4-1 decision.
With most of yesterday's gold medal
events completed, the hosts had 132
medals, including 50 gold. That topped
the all-time record of 125 total medals
won by the Soviets in the entire Games
at Montreal in 1976. The 50 golds, with
five days left in the Games, tied the
record set by the Soviets at Munich
in 1972.
Basketball AP Photo-
But that was tinged for the home- TEOFILO STEVENSON, of Cuba, pounds Poland's Grzegorz Skrzecz with a left cross in their heavyweight quarterfinal
town crowd as the gold medal hopes of bout yesterday at the Olympics in Moscow. The 29-year-old Stevenson, shooting for his third straight gold medal, stopped
the not-so-mighty Soviet men's basket- Skrzecz in the third round and advances to tomorrow's semifinal matchup with Hungary's Istvan Levai.
USOC sues company for using trademark

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)-The U.S. Olympic
Committee is suing a Kansas City company for min-
ting an Olympic boycott medal that allegedly used
the committee's trademarks without permission.
The suit filed in U.S. District Court Monday said the
medal minted by the Gold Standard Corp. used the
word "Olympic" and "representations intended to
simulate the appearance of the Olympic em-
blems"-a torch aRod five interlocking rings-without
the USOC's permission.
CONRAD BRAUN, Gold Standard's president who
flew to the Soviet Union last month to present the
medal to Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov, said he
was shocked at the committee's action.
"I'm really surprised they are doing such a thing,"
Braun said. "I was just trying to make a patriotic
gesture by minting the medal and trying to present
Braun said he was not able to meet Sakharov on his"
trip but presented the medal to an intermediary who
was to try to present it to Sakharov. The dissident

scientist has been exiled from Moscow to Gorki.
"We did research before marketing this medal to
make sure we weren't infringing. And we aren't,"
said Braun. "The U.S. Olympic Committee doesn't
have a monopoly on America's Olympic boycott.
We did that as a nation."
Knicks accept
NEW YORK (AP)-The New York Knicks have
decided to accept Seattle's No. 1 draft pick as set-
tlement of the Marvin Webster compensation case,
the New York Post reported yesterday..
missioner Larry O'Brien had given the Knicks until 5
p.m. yesterday to accept the draft choice or $275,000
after O'Brien was ordered by a court-appointed ar-
bitrator to revise the original award of center Lonnie
Shelton,,a No.4I pick and $450,000.
There was naimmedi4teconrrnppt f-p the Knicks
on the reported settlement. 4

However, the Knicks apparently remain unhappy
over the fact that the draft pick they surrendered
when the deal was made in 1978 was the seventh pick
of the first round, while Seattle's 1981 choice is expec-
ted to be much lower.
Skipper dies
ST. IGNACE (AP)-The skipper of a boat in the
Chicago-to-Mackinac sailboat race died of an ap-
parent heart attack early yesterday, just miles from
the finish and a few hours before he was to be
married, according to a friend.
William S. Tripp, 45, of Holland, died aboard his
boat, the Aries, in northern Lake Michigan, said Joe
Vanderveen, owner of Gordon Funeral Residence in
Tripp was chairman of the L. Perrigo Co., an
Allegan-based pharmaceutical manufacturer. The
divorced father of two teen-age girls planned to be
married on Mackinac slapd following the race, Van-

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