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Ron Wigham, a swimmer from Calgary, Alta. who already held six Canadian records for boys 10 and under, set four more marks at a dual meet in Calgary. Two weeks later Wig-ham increased his total to 11 when he won the 100-meter individual medley in 1:21.3.

Kam Nelson, 16, of Alhambra, Calif., who rides horses, raises dogs and does TV commercials—but really wants to be a track star—made her debut in Pasadena and won the 440- and 220-yard dashes, the broad and high jumps and ran a leg on the winning relay team.

Tom Teagardan, 13, a wrestler from Claysville, Pa. who had lost only three bouts in six years, defeated Gary McVicker, 8-1, also of Claysville, in the 80-pound class at the AAU-AMA Junior Olympic championships for an unprecedented fourth straight title.

Bob Cuillierrier, 13, captain of the Wheeler All American Hockey Club in Duluth, set a city bantam record with 35 goals and 18 assists in 22 games during the regular season. Then he led his team to the city championship by scoring nine more goals and four assists.

Gary Franklin, 14, a forward on the Sepulveda (Calif.) basketball team, led the Bruins to an undefeated season and was voted the Most Valuable Player at the Golden State Boys' Class A tournament in Los Angeles, when he scored 17 points to lead Sepulveda to victory.

Joel Shepherd, 57, an oil distributor from Kalamazoo, Mich., won the American Seniors Golf Association Championship by defeating Wolcott Brown of Sea Girt, N.J. in the 18-hole final in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Shepherd also holds his state's senior title.