Sport: Just Look!

The sight of so many spring-legged sprinters, brawny weight-throwers and durable distance runners gathered at Long Beach, Calif, for the National A.A.U. championships had Olympic officials crowing last week about the U.S.'s track & field chances at Helsinki next month. Said Texas' Clyde Littlefield, assistant Olympic coach: "We've got enough talent on this track right now to win the games. Just look at those boys!"

Some of the reasons for Littlefield's exuberance:

¶The winning high jump of Walt Davis, a towering Texan, who cleared 6 ft. 10½ in., narrowly missing the world record of 6 ft. 11 in. Olympic record: 6 ft. 8...

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