• Short Summary

    Spain's first-ever races for cripples' wheel-chairs were held recently in Madrid's El Retiro Park.

    Thirty-one competitors,?

  • Description


    LV Cripples in chairs



    SV Line up



    LV Towards Pan to back: Racing in chairs



    SV Cripple towards in chair



    CU Man in chair



    LV Men lined up, motor-propelled



    LV Towards pan to back view



    SV Man in chair round corner



    SV Ditto



    LV Pan man in chair



    SV Man past in chair



    SV Two men towards in chair




    Initials LSW/S/JH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Spain's first-ever races for cripples' wheel-chairs were held recently in Madrid's El Retiro Park.

    Thirty-one competitors, including 3 women, fought out the race for hand-operated cars, won by Julian Burgeuno. Gregorio Reinares beat 20 other drivers in an event for 65 cc.. motirised chairs, and Gonzalo Sanchez won the 125 - 250cc. class
    The National Association for the Crippled, organizer of the events, proved that disability does not mean loss of courage or nerves.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1PAV1VZRFO3ZYA5DC5OA8EA5Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA1PAV1VZRFO3ZYA5DC5OA8EA5Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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