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    THE MAIN EVENTS AT THE HENLEY ROYAL ROWING REGATTA ARE APPROACHING THEIR FINAL STAGES. ON?

  • Description

    THE MAIN EVENTS AT THE HENLEY ROYAL ROWING REGATTA ARE APPROACHING THEIR FINAL STAGES. ON FRIDAY CREWS FROM OVERSEAS WERE PROMINENT IN EVENTS FOR COXWAINLESS FOURS, DOUBLE-SCULLS AND EIGHTS.

    THE CHRISTIANIA ROKLUB OF NORWAY ENTERED THE SEMI-FINALS OF THE WYFOLD CHALLENGE UP FOR COXWAINLESS FOURS WITH A VICTORY OVER A TEAM FROM THE NOTTINGHAM AND UNION ROWING CLUB. THE NORWEGIANS, STRIKING AT 34 TO THEIR OPPONENTS 38, TOOK THE LEAD AT THE START. TOWARDS THE FINISHING LINE THEY FOUND THEMSELVES HARD-PRESSED BY THE BRITISH TEAM -- BUT SCRAPED HOME HALF-A-LENGTH AHEAD.

    IN ONE OF THE SEMI-FINALS OF THE SILVER GOBLETS CHALLENGE CUP FOR PAIRED OARS, GORNY AND BERGAU FROM EAST GERMANY HAD AN EASY VICTORY OVER EASTERLING AND MCCARTHY OF BRITAIN. THEY COMPLETED THE 2000 METRE COURSE IN SEVEN MINUTES, 41 SECONDS. IN THE FINAL THEY WILL MEET THE DUTCH PAIR -- HERMAN BOELEN AND JIM ENTERS.

    A VERY EXCITING FINAL SEEMS LIKELY IN THE GRAND CHALLENGE CUP FOR EIGHTS. IT WILL BE A REPETITION OF THE TOKYO OLYMPIC FINAL IN WHICH VESPER BOAT CLUB OF THE UNITED STATES BEAT RATZEBURGER RUDERCLUB OF WEST GERMANY. IN THE SEMI-FINAL ON FRIDAY, VESPER OUTCLASSED THE PRIDE OF THE BRITISH ROWING EIGHTS -- NAUTILUS CLUB. THEY WON BY THREE-AND-A-HALF LENGTHS IN SIX MINUTES 28 SECONDS. IN THE OTHER SEMI-FINAL RATZEBURGER HAD LITTLE DIFFICULTY IN BEATING THE UNIVERSITY OF LONDON CLUB BY THREE LENGTHS IN SIX MINUTES, THIRTY SECONDS. THE FINAL IN THIS EVENT SHOULD PROVE AN EXCITING CLASH BETWEEN TWO CREWS RECOGNISED AS THE WORLD'S GREATEST EIGHTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2TERW3O8RLLKQ02FTQXQLOIYI
    Media URN:
    VLVA2TERW3O8RLLKQ02FTQXQLOIYI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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