Sport: Scoreboard, Aug. 19, 1957

> All week from Oslo to Ohio, track and field stars ignored midsummer heat, coolly cracked records. In Cleveland, Mrs. Olga Fikotova Connolly, the ex-Czech Olympic star who broke the Iron Curtain to marry U.S. Olympic Hammer Thrower Harold Connolly, scored at a national Amateur Athletic Union meet by breaking the U.S. women's discus record. Her throw: 147 ft. 8 in. In Naantali, Finland, England's Derek Ibbotson ran his fourth sub-four-minute mile (3:58.7), was followed by Finland's Olavi Vuorisalo (3:59.1). In Oslo, Pennsylvania's Josh Culbreath broke the 440-yd. hurdles world record (51.3 sec.) set by a Russian in 1954. Culbreath's time:...

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