Sport: Who Won, Aug. 7, 1939

>Husky Andy Szwedko, 32-year-old Pittsburgh steelworker: the National Public Links Golf Championship; defeating 22-year-old Phil Gordon, Oakland (Calif.) insurance clerk, in the final; 1 up; after 36 holes of see-sawing brilliance and blundering; before a gallery of 5,000; at Mt. Pleasant Park, Baltimore.

>Pretty Helen Crlenkovich, 18, of San Francisco: the national outdoor three-metre springboard diving championship; nosing out (135.89 points to 133.97 points) 16-year-old, three-time Champion Marjorie Gestring, whom she also dethroned as national indoor queen last winter; in the Birdland Pool, Des Moines, Iowa.

>Frank Kukuljevic, Ferenc Puncec and Demeter...

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