Sport: Scoreboard, Aug. 1, 1960

¶ Escapade, a sleek, 72½-ft. yawl skippered by Baldwin M. Baldwin of Pasadena, Calif., glided past Skagen Lighthouse to lead 17 weary finishers in the Bermuda-Sweden yacht race. Escapade's time for the 3,500-mile voyage: 19 days.

¶Although he wobbled from side to side, bumped the buoy markers during his backstroke lap, the University of Southern California's Dennis Rounsavelle. 19, clipped nearly a second off George Harrison's world record for the 40-meter individual medley in the Men's A.A.U. swimming championships at Toieoc.


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