• Short Summary

    HEAVY RAIN LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) MARRED AN INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS MEETING AT GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN, AND THE SODDEN TRACK RULED OUT ANY HOPES OF A RECORD MILE.

  • Description

    HEAVY RAIN LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) MARRED AN INTERNATIONAL ATHLETICS MEETING AT GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN, AND THE SODDEN TRACK RULED OUT ANY HOPES OF A RECORD MILE. THE EVENT WAS WON BY SIEGFRID VALENTIN, FROM THE GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC, IN 4 MIN 4.8. SEC. M. JAZZY, OF FRANCE, THE EUROPEAN 1,500 METRES CHAMPION WHO WAS TO HAVE ATTACKED THE WORLD RECORD, WAS UNABLE TO RUN BECAUSE OF INJURY.

    AMERICAN ATHLETES SCORED SUCCESS IN BOTH THE HIGH JUMP AND 110-METRES HURDLES. THE FIRST WAS WON BY HAYES JONES IN 13.8 SECS -- THE SAME TIME WITH WHICH HE HAD SET A NEW BRITISH RECORD EARLIER THIS MONTH. JONES PLANS TO RETIRE AFTER THE TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES.

    HIS FELLOW-COUNTRYMAN, JOHN THOMAS, CLEARED 6FT 11IN TO WIN THE HIGH JUMP.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2YPVP0JW07LRHSQFBPSLH04GB
    Media URN:
    VLVA2YPVP0JW07LRHSQFBPSLH04GB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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