Sport: Scoreboard, Jan. 19, 1959

¶ Barrel-chesting his way in North Sydney's Olympic Pool, Australia's 16-year-old Jon Konrads clipped a whopping 13.9 sec. off the world record for the 880-yd. freestyle with a clocking of 8:59.6 to set his seventh world mark in distances from 220 yds. to 1,650 yds.

¶ Rising to man's estate Down Under, Spain's slender Andrés Gimeno, 21, won the Western Australian men's tennis title by a 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 victory over St. Louis' improving Earl ("Butch") Buchholz, 18, tag-along member of the victorious U.S. Davis Cup squad, flashed a game so crisp and deft that the experts were saying he might...

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