The Netherlands, with Ria Roos scoring four goals, buried...

JOE SARGIS, UPI Sports Writer

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The Netherlands, with Ria Roos scoring four goals, buried the United States 13-7 Monday night to win the women's water polo gold medal at World Games I and Canada defeated the U.S. No. 2 team 11-3 to take the bronze.

America won two bronze medals in men's karate.


Earlier, Jurgen Kolenda, a 20-year-old physics major from the University of West Berlin, won the 100-meter freestyle in fin swimming for his fourth gold medal of the Games. Anne-Marie Rouchon, a 20-year-old French girl studying to become a physical education instructor, missed in her quest for a fourth gold by finishing third in the women's 100.

Roos scored twice in the opening period to give the Dutch a 5-1 lead and the Americans never caught up. Roos sacored her third goal in the second period and her last with 2:37 left in the final period as the Netherlands won its third gold medal of the Games.

Laura Cox was the top scorer for the United States, scoring three times in the final period. Sue McIntyre had two as the U.S. settled for the silver.

Japan picked up another gold medal in karate and one more in men's kata to push its total to seven golds, three less than the United States, which has 11 silvers and nine bronze to go with 10 golds.


Osamu Kamikado beat countryman Hisao Murase in the 75-80 kilo class to give Japan a gold and silver in karate after the Japanese had won two earlier golds in the sport. Tokey Hill beat John Roethoff of the Netherlands to give the U.S. a surprise bronze in that weight class.

In the over 80 kilo class, Suduia Katzbu of the Netherlands beat Chien Chen of Taiwan for the gold and Claudio Guazzaroni of Italy beat Francisco Torres of Spain for the bronze.

In the heavyweight class, Victor Charles of Britain beat Marc Pyree of France for the gold and Billy BVlanks of the U.S. beat Chaude Petinella of France for the bronze.

K. Okada of Japan won the kada with 46.8 points and M. Kayama of Japan was second with 46.6 and Domingo Llanos of the U.S. was third.

Mike Glatz, the U.S. national title holder from San Diego, Calif., was the early leader in men's singles free skating, while the leader in women's singles was little Elena Bonati of Monza, Italy, who upset U.S. national champion Anna Conklin of Bakersfield, Calif.

Elsworth and Michelo Bisemi of Italy were closest to Glatz, while Conklin and Kneisley were second and third, resectively, behind Bonati.


Dance couples and the men's singles finals will be held Wednesday and the free dance and women's singles on Thursday.

In roller skating hockey, Argentina met Portugal, the U.S. played Chile and Brazil faced Italy. Argentina, Portugal and the U.S. opened the competition with victories Monday night.

In baseball, the U.S. met Panama and Korea faced Australia.

Japan was second to the U.S. in gold medals won with seven but Italy had tnd dead the next day.

Arnold Sohn, who worked as a furniture salesman in Bloomingdale's in Manhattan, was beaten on the head with a blunt instrument. Mrs. Sohn was found drowned in her bathtub.

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