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Lana DuPont, 24, Of Chesapeake City, Md., whose mother, Mrs. Richard C. duPont, owns four-time Horse of the Year Kelso, is the first woman to make the seven-member U.S. equestrian three-day squad, from which the U.S. Olympic team will be chosen.

Lanny Ivy, 12, a 5-foot-4, 120-pound sixth-grader and Little Leaguer in Haskell, Texas, pitched two perfect six-inning games in eight days. He struck out 33 of the 36 batters he faced, and also hit a home run in each game—one of them a grand slam.

Ethel Rose Horsfall, 75, of Berkeley, Calif., an avid hiker who took up swimming two years ago as "something I can do when I grow too old to climb mountains," was the first woman to complete the Berkeley YMCA's cumulative 100-mile swim.

Clyde Duncan, 18, of Des Moines, who ran to an unofficial U.S. schoolboy record last April when he sprinted 100 yards in 9.3 at the Drake Relays (the wind velocity was slightly too high), won the event in 9.6 at the USTFF district championships in Houston.

Charles Costello, 24, of Trenton, N.J., went to the Bahamas on his honeymoon, and while fishing off Bimini set a new world record for a 50-pound test line when he caught a 76¾-pound bull dolphin with a mullet. It took him 30 minutes to land the fish.

Robert H. Dowdy, 9, of Wilmington, N.C., who chinned himself 32 times to win the Boys' Clubs of America pull-up championship for boys 10 and under, led his Brigade Boys' Club team to the Southern Region title and second place in the national competition.