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June 10, 1988

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) _ Eight nations won berths Friday in the final qualifing round of the pre- Olympic women’s basketball tournament.

Eighteen nations participated in the preliminary round here and six nations competed in the preliminary round at Singapore.

Advancing to the final qualifying round were the Soviet Unions, China, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Italy, Czechoslovakia, Australia and Poland. The finals will be in Kuala Lumpur June 13 to 19.

At the end of the final qualifying round, the top six nations will earn trips to the Seoul Olympics in September.


WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Glen Giovanucci, assistant coach at Plattsburgh State and a former captain at Northeastern University, has been named assistant hockey coach at West Point.

He succeeds Paul Donato, who left the Military Academy to become assistant at Babson College, his alma mater.

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