Olympic Tryouts

At Cambridge. Some 30,000 spectators assembled in the Harvard Stadium to witness the final Olympic track and field tryouts for the U. S. The day was wet, muggy, miserable, autumnal ; the ground was more like a soggy sponge than an athletic field; nevertheless, 104 athletes won the right to wear the U. S. shield at the Olympic Games at Colombes (Paris) next month.

There were numerous outstanding events: 1) The 400-metre hurdles race was won by George Taylor, Grinnell College, who reduced a world's record of...

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