Sport: Uphill Hundred

Short-legged runners often have trouble getting started. A poor start was what beat Eddie Tolan of Michigan, holder of the official world's 100-yd. dash record (9.5 sec.) in the intercollegiate championships at Cambridge last month. Last week on a hard clay horserace track at Vancouver, B. C., Tolan tensed his little black body beside the big white frames of George Simpson (Ohio State) and Percy Williams of Canada, the Olympic champion. When the gun cracked it was Tolan who sprang away fastest. He led all the way to the tape, 100 metres away,...

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