• Short Summary

    ANTONIO MASPES (ITALY) WON THE WORLD PROFESSIONAL SPRINT CYCLING TITLE FOR THE FOURTH SUCCESSIVE YEAR; AND THE SIXTH TIME IN ALL, IN MILAN LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    ANTONIO MASPES (ITALY) WON THE WORLD PROFESSIONAL SPRINT CYCLING TITLE FOR THE FOURTH SUCCESSIVE YEAR; AND THE SIXTH TIME IN ALL, IN MILAN LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY). MASPES BEAT FELLOW ITALIAN SANTE GAIARDONI IN TWO STRAIGHT RACES IN THE FINAL WITH TIMES OF 11.6 AND 10.8 SECONDS OVER THE LAST 200 METRES. THIS COMPLETED A SPRINT 'DOUBLE' FOR ITALY, AS SERGIO BIANCHETTO HAD EARLIER KEPT THE AMATEUR TITLE.

    WEST GERMANY (4 MINS 30.6 SECS) BEAT DENMARK (4.33) IN THE 4,000 METRES AMATEUR TEAM PURSUIT FINAL.

    GUILLERMO TIMONER (SPAIN) REGAINED THE PROFESSIONAL MOTOR-PACED TITLE. HE FINISHED NEARLY FIVE LAPS AHEAD OF HIS NEAREST RIVAL, CLOCKING ONE HOUR 15 MINUTES 55 SECS FOR THE 100 KILOMETRES (62.1 MILES). HE AVERAGED 79.03 KPH (49.09 MPH).

    (BRITAIN IS AMONG 19 COUNTRIES ENTERED FOR THE ROAD TEAM TIME-TRIAL TOMORROW AT BRESCIA, ABOUT 60 MILES FROM MILAN).

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1ZKTQSBGY5EV13S1WL4SK94K2
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ZKTQSBGY5EV13S1WL4SK94K2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment