Sport: Fast Business

Australia's young (20) Herb Elliott arrived in California announcing that he was not traveling for pleasure. This was a business trip. Elliott's business: running the mile faster than anybody else.

From the moment he galloped off the mark in the Los Angeles Coliseum Relays last week, the long-nosed, long-legged youth looked like the top man in his trade. With his countryman Merv Lincoln tagging along behind him, Herb loped over the grassy turf track with the stride of an astonished ostrich. He stuck to the early pacemakers with ease. When Texas' Drew Dunlap and Maryland's Burr Grim pulled him through a...

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