Sport: Speedy Swede

When the International Amateur Athletic Federation meets again, some time after the war, it will have scores of new world's records to ratify. A double entry was recorded last week by Sweden's No. 1 runner: a cadaverous 26-year-old fireman named Gunder Haegg.

At a Goteborg track meet, Haegg ran a mile in 4:06.2, two-tenths of a second under the record set by Britain's Sydney Wooderson in 1937.* Two days later, at Stockholm, he ran two miles in 8:47.8 -to shatter Finn Taisto Maki's pending out door mark by five seconds and Montanan Gregory Rice's indoor mark by three.

* But not the...

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