The United States has moved out in front at the Pan American Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil with a total of 43 Gold Medals won (28 April 63).
Hi Shot pool
Start of race - free style
Flags going up
Shot of pool
Flags at top of pool
Exterior ball park
Player running to first
Ball player running bases
Woman with hat sign "USA"
Crowd on field
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Background: The United States has moved out in front at the Pan American Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil with a total of 43 Gold Medals won (28 April 63).The U.S.team has shown mastery in the swimming events and has been collecting a steady total of wins in the track and field events...
Her's the 100 meter women's free style getting underway.In this event (Friday 26 April) the United States has a pair of top rated competitors.The Canadian entry is pushing hard as the girls flail their way down the pool.This is a long way from what once was known as the gentle sex.These girls really make time through the water.You have to hit those turns hard and a good turn will sometime mean victory or defeat.That's Terry Lee of the United States out front and she's heading for a new Pan Am record.Canada's Mary Stewart is holding the second spot with Kathleen Ellis if the U.S.crowding closely in the third position...and that's the way they finished.The winning time for the 100 meters was 1 minute 2 and 8-tenths seconds...winner, Terry Lee....
In baseball, Friday, nobody was giving an inch, as the international situation flavoured the contest between the United States and Cuba.But this was one that Cuba was to win.The United States scored a single run in the first inning, but that was all they could do.Cuba scored twice in the second and again in the ninth to win the game 3 to 1.