• Short Summary

    A YOUNG ETHIOPIAN, M.NAWAB, HE BROKEN THE WORLD ENDURANCE CYCLING RECORD -- BY PEDALLING NON-STOP?

  • Description

    A YOUNG ETHIOPIAN, M.NAWAB, HE BROKEN THE WORLD ENDURANCE CYCLING RECORD -- BY PEDALLING NON-STOP FOR SIX DAYS ROUND AN ENCLOSED CIRCUIT IN ADDIS ABABA.HE SPENT A TOTAL OF 151 HOURS 28 MINUTES IN THE SADDLE, BEATING HIS OWN WORLD RECORD BY SIX MINUTES.

    NAWAB TOOK FOOD AND WATER DURING HIS FEAT WITHOUT MAKING A SINGLE STOP.HE BEGUN HIS ENDURANCE RIDE ON JUNE 21, WATCHED DAILY BY A BIG CROWD.HE WAS SEVERELY FATIGUED WHEN HE FINISHED THE LAST CIRCUIT ON FRIDAY, AND HAD TO BE SUPPORTED AS HE WAS PRESENTED WITH A GLOBAL TRIBUTE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2EOG666D1J3TEMPDUK4OKQ7J5
    Media URN:
    VLVA2EOG666D1J3TEMPDUK4OKQ7J5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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