Sport: Who Won

¶Andrea Mead Lawrence, the Austrian international giant slalom; at Bad Gas-tein. Competing against Olympic squad members of six nations, Skier Lawrence twisted & turned through the 42-gate course of 1,100 yards in 2102.5, more than three seconds faster than Austria's Erika Mahringer. Third, further boosting U.S. Olympic hopes: Seattle's Janette Burr. CJ ¶Ex-Wisconsin Runner Don Gehrmann, the Philadelphia Inquirer Mile, with a characteristic kick sprint that nipped FBI-Man Fred Wilt by 5 ft. Gehrmann's time, breaking the meet record by more than a second: 4:10.2. Next night, in Boston, Gehrmann did it again. Time: 4:09.5. Margin over Wilt: 3 ft.


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