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September 01, 1985

A member of two swimming relay teams was disqualified from the World University Games, costing the United States a pair of gold medals, U.S. officials said at Kobe, Japan.

Both golds went to the Soviet Union, which also won five in competition Saturday--two in track and field, two in tennis and one in men's fencing.

That left the Soviets with 58 medals, 31 of them gold. The Americans had 47 medals, 17 of them gold, including the one taken Saturday by the men's diving team.

Paige Zemina of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was disqualified for being too young. Zemina's 17th birthday on Feb. 15 came 1 1/2 months too late for her to be eligible this year, officials said.

Zemina was a member of the winning 1,600 and 3,200-meter relay teams.

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