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Sport Shorts

January 17, 1985

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) _ Even the sky over the Super Bowl will be crowded.

Two blimps will float above the fans Sunday but they will have to wait in line.

The Federal Aviation Administration has declared the airspace around Stanford Stadium a restricted area. Both blimps will have to wait their turn for a 10-minute circle of the stadium with other approved air traffic, including planes towing banners.

One airship is the familiar Goodyear blimp. The other is a British blimp that until recently has promoted Fuji film but on Sunday will advertise Bond Corp., an Australian conglormerate. ---

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Caltrans official says the special train ride to the Super Bowl will be ″a wonderful 35-minute party.″

The round-trip will cost $20, more than four times the regular fare.

Passengers will be allowed to bring food and drink on the train which will let them off within a short walk of the stadium.

Caltrans spokesman Robert Crockett said the higher price ″reflects the importance of the event.″

Crockett said that as of Wednesday 1200 people had reserved seats on one of the eight special trains. ---

OBERHOF, East Germany (AP) - Olympic champion Peter Angerer of West Germany won a 20-kilometer biathlon World Cup race Thursday ahead of rivals from East Germany and the Soviet Union.

Angerer, 25, clocked one hour, seven minutes, 30.3 seconds for a convincing victory over East Germany’s World Cup defender Frank-Peter Roetsch, who was one minute, 23.9 seconds behind.

They finished in the same order over the distance at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics.

Andrei Zenkov of the Soviet Union was third. He won the season’s first World Cup event last week in Minsk in the absence of West German and East German racers.

Norway’s Eirik Kvalfoss, the Olympic biathlon gold medalist over 10 kilometers and bronze medalist at 20 kilometers, finished ninth, three minutes behind. He collected five penalty minutes, compared with one penalty minute for Angerer. ---

CHAMONIX, France (AP) - Canadian skier Diana Haight suffered serious injuries to the ligaments in her right knee Thursday in an accident in practice for the World Cup downhill ski race at nearby Megeve.

She was admitted to a hospital and reportedly was to be flown back to Canada Friday for an operation. Practice on the Etret track was stopped for the day Thursday after runs by 24 skiers, the track needing considerable work.