• U.S.

Sport: Scoreboard, Sep. 12, 1955

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¶At Rye, N.Y., 18-year-old Toni Monetti of Port Washington, N.Y.. a Skidmore sophomore, sister of onetime intercollegiate Dinghy Champion Bob Monetti, became the women’s sailing champion of North America by clinching the Mrs. Charles Francis Adams Trophy in three days’ racing in International 210s.

¶ In Hinterzarten, West Germany, the Olympic committees of East and West Germany lifted the Iron Curtain, agreed to field a combined team at Melbourne next year. Berths will be awarded solely “on merit.”

¶ Flying North American F-100C Super-sabre jets, six U.S. Air Force pilots raced 2,325 miles from Victorville, Calif, to Philadelphia in the annual Bendix Trophy race. Winner: Colonel Carlos M. Talbott. Average speed: 610.7 m.p.h., well under the 652.5 m.p.h. coast-to-coast record set by an F-84F Thunderstreak jet last March.

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