Sport: Private First Class

The military pentathlon, Captain Guy Troy is fond of saying, "is the true test of a man." Last week, during the tryouts for the U.S. Olympic pentathlon team, Troy found out that it is a pretty good test of a horse, as well.

After two strenuous days of competition—fencing, shooting and swimming—Troy, pentathlon captain-coach, appeared to have matters well in hand. His first place in fencing, second in shooting and sixth in swimming gave him a two-point lead (9-11) over Lieut. Harlan Johnson. In third place, 15 points, was a lowly Pfc. named Thad McArthur, 23. A letterman swimmer at the...

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