• Short Summary

    PAUL NASH, THE 20-YEAR-OLD WITWATERSRAND UNIVERSITY STUDENT, TAKES HIS VACATIONS THE HARD WAY -- IN TRAINING.

  • Description

    PAUL NASH, THE 20-YEAR-OLD WITWATERSRAND UNIVERSITY STUDENT, TAKES HIS VACATIONS THE HARD WAY -- IN TRAINING. LATER THIS MONTH HE INTENDS TO TACKLE THE WORLD SPRINT RECORD.

    IF SOUTH AFRICA IS ALLOWED TO ENTER FUTURE OLYMPICS, NASH IS ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S GREATEST HOPES FOR A GOLD MEDAL. NASH FLIES TO THE UNITED STATES NEXT MONTH TO COMPLETE IN THREE MEETINGS THERE.

    HE RECENTLY BROKE THE SOUTH AFRICAN RECORD WITH A BREATH-TAKING TIME OF 10.1 SECONDS FOR THE 100 METRES. THE NEW SPEED -- EQUIVALENT TO 9.2 SECONDS FOR THE 100 YARDS -- IS ONLY 0.1 SECONDS OUTSIDE THE TIME FOR THE WORLD RECORD.

    AT THE MOMENT HE IS ENGAGED IN A STAMINA-BUILDING PROGRAMME IN PREPARATION FOR HIS TOUR OF THE UNITED STATES.

    NASH, ALREADY ESTABLISHED AS ONE OF THE FASTEST SPRINTERS IN THE HISTORY OF ATHLETICS, HAS NOW COVERED THE 100 YARDS COURSE IN LESS THAN 9.4 SECONDS ON THREE OCCASIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1DA7IJCFC1B6M7LADGZUMPN44
    Media URN:
    VLVA1DA7IJCFC1B6M7LADGZUMPN44
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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