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Cubs outshine
Philadelphia for
fourth straight

CHICAGO (AP) - Jody Davis' tie-
breaking double in the sixth inning
yesterday powered the surging Chicago
Cubs and Dennis Eckersley to a 3-2 vic-
tory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
The triumph was the fourth straight
for the Cubs, second in the National
League East, and their sixth in the last
eight games.
WITH ONE out in the sixth, Leon
Durham drew a walk from loser Charles
Hudson, 8-9. Durham took second as
Keith Moreland grounded out and
Davis followed with his run-scoring
double to left-center to breaka 1-1 tie.
The Cubs added an insurance run in
the seventh on a pinch-single by Thad
Bosley and Ryne Sandberg's 16th triple
of the year.
A me rican
swimmers
take two
gold medals

Philadelphia pulled with in 3-2 in the
eighth against reliever Tim Stoddard,
who took over for Eckersley to start the g '
inning Mike Schmidt led off with a
single but was thrown out trying to
stretch the hit into a double by center
fielder Henry Cotto. After Sixto Lez-
cano struck out, Len Matuszek tripled
and scored on a single by Ozzie Virgil.
Lee Smith replaced Stoddard and got
Glenn Wilson to pop up, and then pit-
ched the ninth inning for his 22nd save.
Eckersley, 5-6, gave up Von Hayes'
10th homer in the first inning but did
not allow another run before leaving for
a pinch batter in the seventh. He Associated Press
allowed seven hits, walked one and fan- U.S. swimmers Mary Wayte and Cynthia Woodhead embrace after finishing
ned six. the 200-meter freestyle yesterday in Los Angeles. Wayte won the gold and
Woodhead took the silver.

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terfly, was timed in 53.08 seconds. That
surpassed the world standard of 53.38
established by Morales last month in
the U.S. Olympic trials.
Morales, 19, whose parents moved to
the United States from Cuba in 1957,
also was under his previous world
mark, clocking a 53.23 after leading
most of the second lap of the two-lap
race.
"This is absolutely unbelievable,"
Gross said. I cannot believe it. It is
amazing, can it be. I thought perhaps I
could swim a 53.5, but 53.0, that is
amazing. Iam almost speechless."

"I SWAM my best time and got beat
by a great athlete," Morales said.
In the qualifying heats, Morales and
Gross both erased the last listing of 1972
Olympic hero Mark Spitz from the
record books. Spitz, who won seven
golds and set seven world records in the
Munich Games, went into the day with
the Olympic record of 54.27, but he said
before the prelims he expected the
record to fall and it did.
Glenn Buchanan of Australia was
third in the final, taking the bronze in
53.85.
IN ANOTHER medal final, the
United States got a 1-2 sweep in the

women's 200 freestyle from Mary
Wayte of Mercer Island, Wash., and
Cynthia Woodhead of Riverside, Calif.
Baumann, who wears a diamond stud
in his left ear and a red maple leaf tatoo
on his chest, was timed in 4:17.41 in the
individual medley.
Former world record-holder Ricardo
Prado of Brazil was second in 4:18.45,
while Robert Woodhouse of Australia
was third in 4:20.50. Americans Jesse
Vassallo and Jeff Kostoff, both swim-
ming with shaved heads, were fourth
and sixth, respectively, in the first
swimming event that the United States
failed to win a medal.

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OLYMPIC ROUNDmUP:
U.S. triumphs in small-bore rifinKg

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CHINO, Calif. (AP - Ed Etzel of Morgantown, W.
Va., won the gold medal yesterday in the Olympic
men's English match small-bore rifle competition.
Etzel, 31, was just one point shy of perfection,
scoring 599 out of 600 points at the Prado Recreation
Area.
Frenchman Michel Bury won the silver and
Britain's Michael Sullivan the bronze. Both had
scored 596, but Bury had more bull's-eyes.
volleyball
LONG BEACH, Calif. (UPI) - Japan rallied from a
surprising 15-8 first-set upset to claim a 15-11, 15-2, 15-
7 victory yesterday over Korea in the opening of the
women's Olympic volleyball preliminaries.
The two Group A openers at night featured China
against Brazil in the first game and the United States
making its debut against West Germany in the
second.
KUMI NAKADA, 18-year-old setter for Japan,
rallied from a shakey first set to regain her accuracy
and repeatedly put hitters Sachiko Otani and Yuko
Mitsuya in position for kills.
Yumi Egani and Emiko Odaka also began blocking
more shots that Korean setter Un-Yim Lee was get-
ting to her attackers, a key to the underdog's first-set
success.
"At the very beginning I was incredibly nervous,"
said Otani, whose 18 kills equal her age and tied
Kimie Norita for the team lead, "and didn't know
what was really going on."

men's Basketball
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP), - U.S. basketball
Coach Bobby Knight had little to complain about in
the Americans' opening 97-49 romp over China in the
Olympic tournament.
In fact, Knight, known for his badgering of of-
ficials, patted the referee on the back after a brief
discussion in Sunday's game.
BUT THE opening day of the tournament,
featuring eight men's games, was not without con-
troversy.
In a ruggest contest, Uruguay edged France 91-87
in overtime and the French coach charged the
Uruguayans with illegal tactics.
Other games saw Yugoslavia, the 1980 gold
medalist, beat West Germany 96-83; Italy, the
European champion, rip Egypt 110-62; Australia top
Brazil 76-72, and Spain defeat Canada 83-82.
boxing
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Paul Gonzales became the
second American boxer to advance at the Olympics
when he dominated Kwang-Sun Kim of South Korea
yesterday in a opening round match in the 106-pound
class.
The 5-foot-8% inche Gonzales, of East Los Angeles,
cheered on wildly by a pro-American crowd at the
Sports Arena, peppered the shorter Korean with head

punches and knocked him down with left-right to the
jaw in the first round.
Gonzales, ranked third by International Amateur.
Boxing Association, also forced him to take a stan-
ding-8 count in the first round and never let the
Korean get into the fight.
World champion Rafael Sainz of Cuba, which is not
participating in the Games, is ranked No. 1.
Weightlifting
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Finland's Arvo Ojalheto, a
four-time Scandinavian champion, hoisted 303 poun-
ds 137.5 kilograms in the clean and jerk to take the
early lead yesterday in the Olympic 123-pound 56
kilogram weightlifting class.
Ojalehto's total was 5341/2 pounds 242.5 kilograms -
the same as Algeria's Ahmed Tarbi - but he earned
first because he weighed slightly less than the
African record holder.
Gold medal favorite Wu Shude of China and his ex-
pected challengers, Lai Runming of China and
Romania's Gheorghe Maftei, were to lift in the
evening session at Loyola Marymount University.
Ojalehto, a 25-year-old carpenter from Kauhajoki,
took the early overall lead after successfully racking
the weight on his chest and thrusting it upward on his
third clean and jerk attempt.

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