• Short Summary

    Little Olga Korbut, the 17-year-old Soviet gymnast who charmed millions of people when she won three gold medals at the Olympics in Munich last year, met British Prime Minister, Edward Heath on Monday (May 7).

  • Description

    Little Olga Korbut, the 17-year-old Soviet gymnast who charmed millions of people when she won three gold medals at the Olympics in Munich last year, met British Prime Minister, Edward Heath on Monday (May 7). She and the twenty-one other members of the Soviet gymnast team, in London for an exhibition of their skills, attended a reception at the Prime Minister's official residence in Downing Street. The Soviet Ambassador to Britain, Mikhail Smirnovsky, was also there.

    Olga admired Mr. Heath's yachting trophies during the reception and afterwards told British reporters: "I like your Prime Minister very much".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA355RQDL8ATDGU4DI13PSZYA3A
    Media URN:
    VLVA355RQDL8ATDGU4DI13PSZYA3A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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