Sport: Olympics: Citius, Altius, Fortius

AFTER months of dreary infighting by rule-minded officials, the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, finally and refreshingly gave way to the athletes last week. Sparked by their youthful zest, the games more than lived up to the Olympic motto: "Citius, altius, fortius" (swifter, higher, stronger). Indeed, when the competition ended after ten days and 35 events, the Swiss had skied swifter, the Japanese had jumped higher, the Americans had come back stronger—and the Russians and East Germans had walked off with the lion's share of medals.

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