Trish Galvin, 20-year-old equestrienne beauty from Santa Barbara, Calif., scored 1,202 points at the Fairfield County Hunt Club trials at Westport, Conn., won herself a place on the U.S. Pan American team.
Tom Nordtvedt, 15, Bellingham, Wash. high school sophomore, won applause and judo outfit when he topped national highs in sit-ups and 50-yard dash to score exceptional 96.3 in national physical fitness tests.
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka, 20, powerful Japanese swimmer who prefers a slow stroke (45 instead of 50 a minute), led Japan to win over U.S. at Tokyo, later with teammates broke world 800-meter record in 8:18.7, at Osaka.
Peachy Kellmeyer, a bright-eyed tennis whiz from Charleston, W.Va., after Middle States grass courts win, beat Carrie Heldman, Hamtramck, Mich., in Western Girls 15 and under, at Middletown, Ohio.
Ian Vermaak, 26, red-haired giant from South Africa, took only one hour in Penn. Lawn Tennis matches to polish off a tired, but trying Alex Olmedo, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2, and demonstrate South Africa has become tennis threat.
Stanley Dancer, topflight U.S. harness driver, celebrated 32nd birthday by scooting home with John A. Hanover to set new world record of 2:11 for 1 1/16 m. for 3-year-olds, in $56,397 trot at Yonkers Raceway.
Zack Wheat, 71, outstanding Brooklyn Dodger outfielder from 1909 to 1926, with a lifetime batting average of .317 (2,884 hits), was welcomed as the 85th member in the Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, N.Y.