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    LOS ANGELES' FOURTH INTERNATIONAL INDOOR TRACK MEETING TOOK PLACE ON SATURDAY (19 JAN).A NUMBER OF?

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    Background: LOS ANGELES' FOURTH INTERNATIONAL INDOOR TRACK MEETING TOOK PLACE ON SATURDAY (19 JAN).A NUMBER OF OLYMPIC MEDALLISTS TOOK PART IN THE EVENTS, TO ENTERTAIN A PACKED HOUSE FROM START TO FINISH.

    BRUCE KIDD, THE 19-YEAR OLD CANADIAN DISTANCE RUNNER, WON THE TWO MILES EVENT IN MEETING RECORD TIME OF 8 MINS.43.8 SECONDS.THE BIGGEST OVATION OF THE EVENING GREETED THE YOUNG RUNNER AS HE CAME ROUND THE FINAL BEND TO WIN BY MORE THAN TWENTY YARDS.

    IN THE LONG JUMP, OLYMPIC CHAMPION RALPH BOSTON COVERED 25 FT.7 INS.HERB CARPER GOT AWAY QUICKLY TO JUST WIN THE 60 YARD DASH.ANOTHER OLYMPIC CHAMPION, PARRY O'BRIEN, CAME OUT OF RETIREMENT FOR THE MEETING TO DEFEAT HIS NEAREST RIVAL IN THE SHOT-PUTT BY MORE THAN A FOOT WITH A THROW OF 61 FT 1 3/4 INS.

    DAVE TORK WAS FIRST IN THE POLE VAULT AT 15 FT 8 1/2 INS BUT FAILED - AS FILM SHOWS - IN AN ATTEMPT TO SET AN INDOOR RECORD OF 16 FT 2 INS.

    THE MILE DEVELOPED INTO AN EXCITING DUEL BETWEEN JIM GRELLE OF LOS ANGELES, AND GARY WEISIGER.WITH THE CROWD STANDING AND CHEERING THEM ON, THEY BATTLED OVER THE LAST LAP, WHEN GRELLE'S POWERFUL LATE FINISH TOOK HIM FIRST OVER THE FINISHING LINE IN A RECORD TIME FOR THE MEETING OF 4 MINS 4.3 SECONDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1Y0TOJ1BIOD567P7FZMUFN5ZZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1Y0TOJ1BIOD567P7FZMUFN5ZZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
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    N/A

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