U.S. athletes discover gold

Date Published: 
1975-10-18
Source: 
St. Petersburg Times
Page: 
4C

America's defiant band of athletes, whose frustration slowly is turning to anger at the verbal abuse they are taking at the Pan American Games, Friday silenced their critics with gold medal performances in shooting and track and field.

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The soccer team was eliminated from competition when it lost 1-0 to Trinidad. Len Salvemini of Daly City, Calif., broke his ankle during the game.