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12THE PROGRESS Friday, Jan. 2, 1965 :';' rL, #I)I FIRST ANNUAL SEATTLE INVITATIONAL,,,,:, INDOOR TRACK 'r /IEET "" fi EATTLE COLISEUM,,,, i SAT/FEB. 6/8 PM 8 0 PHIL SHINNICK The University of Washington broad jump star represented the U.S.A. in the Olym- : pics. His record jump was 26'3" and he :tolds 2nd AA, WU rifle. SMnn[ck will ,also cqmpete in the triple iump event :'and has moved a distance of 48'8Vz". Watch him square off wlth teammate :Wariboko West in the Seattle Coliseum. .................. ?::::" " ::::::::::::::::::::::::: "CI;':::Y. WARIBOKO WEST While an exchange student at the U of W, he represented his homeland, Nige- ria, in the Olympic Games, He earned 4th elate in Tokyo and holds a Ist in the AAWU. West s best broad jump distance to date is 25'5 x - 4 . He'll also compete in the triple jump against Phil Shinnick. Wests' triple jump is 49'9 ". GERRY LINDGREN This I g.year-old distance runner from Spokane is already an Olympic veteran. Lindcjren won international fame in July when he defeated Russia's greatest dis- fence runners at 10,000 meters (6.2 miles) in the United States-Sovlef Union dual meet in Los Angeles. He will ecru- pate in the twe-mi[ run on February 6. MORGAN GROTH Oregon State provides this sub.4-minu+e miler who has run the mile in 3:57.9. Grofh represented the United States in the Tokyo Olympics' 800-meter run and holds the NCAA I,00-mefer title. He will go against John Camien who ran the I,S00-meter distance in 3:J9.1the equivalent of a milein 3:6.1. JOHN UELSES Three years ago ha set the track and field world on its ear by soaring over 16 feet with a fibercjlass pole. He became the first man in the history of track to reach this height. Lest June, es junior at LaSalle College in Philadelphia, he became the National Collegisfa Athletic Associaion champion. . : fie sure to get your +)ckets now...because this unprecedented por+, spectauar wi, be a sure sell-out. Three thousand fans More than 100 top athJees will compete on a special indoor ooden track, especially constructed inside the Seaffle Coli- seum. It will be an unforcje++able evening of color, excitement and record-shaffering thrills. The continuing sports articles in TheProgress on the Indoor Track Meet have spelled out the importance of this great event for Seattle. You'll be close enough to the action fo see the straining muscles, feel the resounding pounding of feet, share in the glorious moments of cory. Plan now to be a part 'of this Sports Historyrlght here in Sea+fie] Tear out the accompanying coupon and mall today for your choice seats! MAIL COUPON TODAY! i i MAIL TO: SHERMAN-CLAY Tlc omm 1"624 4TH AVENU SEATTLE, WASHINGTON PLEASE SEND ME .......... TICKETS AT $4.S0 EACH ........... TICKETS AT $3..50 EACH .......... TICKETS AT $2.S0 EACH TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED $ .......... !r NAME .................................................. : ADDRESS ............... , ......... ........................ CITY ............................... STATE .............. The Progress dedicates this page to the Carroll Club of Seattle "for its inspiring efforts in presenting to Seattle, Its citizens and environs a top-notch sporting spectacle, featuring the greats and aspirants of te track world, for the benefit of the Archdiocesan Catholic Youth Organization program. .