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Ada den Haan, apple-cheeked 16-year-old, helped Dutch water sprites make off with bumper crop of world swim records at Blackpool, England, breast-stroking 220 yards in 2:52.6 and teaming up with Greetje Kraan, Lenie de Nijs and Atie Voorbij to clock 4:57 for 440-yard medley relay.

Al Besselink, affable young blond swinger from Grossinger, N.Y. who has had only moderate success this year, hot-putted his way into six-stroke lead on third round, needed every bit of it when he faltered with unsteady 75 on last 18 but hung on to win Kansas City Open and $2,800 with 279.

Barry Mackay, young Davis Cup hopeful from Michigan, found himself trailing Iowa's eager Art Andrews at end of opening set, perked up game as rival wearied to win 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 for second Big Ten singles title. Wolverines also captured team championship for third straight year at Evanston.