Sport: Track

In Austin, Tex., Harold M. Osborne, jumping in the University of Texas relay games, pitched himself into the air, unbuckled his body so that it spun across a bar 6 ft. 8 15/16 in. from the ground, thus establishing a new world's record for the high jump. The old record, also his, was 6 ft. 8½ in.

In Buffalo, Paavo Nurmi, who recently ate not wisely but too well of veal pie—and was defeated by Willie Ritola—partook of a modest snack, got into his running clothes, once more opposed Ritola in the 5,000-metre race....

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