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    CHICAGO STADIUM, AND THE SCENE SET FOR FRIDAY'S ATTEMPTS TO BREAK WORLD INDOOR RECORDS. FIRST,?

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    CHICAGO STADIUM, AND THE SCENE SET FOR FRIDAY'S ATTEMPTS TO BREAK WORLD INDOOR RECORDS. FIRST, ONE THAT FAILED BY AMERICAN JOHN THOMAS WHO SET LAST YEAR'S FOR HIGH JUMP. AND ANOTHER -- BY C. K. YANG OF TAIWAN ... AND DAVE TORK OF AMERICA.

    NOW FOR THE WORLD INDOOR MILE, BROKEN BY TOM O'HARA OF AMERICAN AGAIN. HERE HE IS, SETTING THE LEAD IN THE FIRST LAP WITH PACEMAKER JIM IRONS HELPING FROM THE SECOND OF THE ELEVEN-LAPS.

    O'HARA, RETAKING THE LEAD IN THE SEVENTH LAP ... AND ALL SET FOR IMPROVING THE INDOOR MILE RECORD HE RAN LAST MONTH IN NEW YORK ... BY ONE FIFTH OF A SECOND.

    THE START OF THE TENTH LAP, O'HARA GETS WELL IN THE LEAD, PUTTING HIS NINE-STONE FOUR-POUND FRAIL FRAME AHEAD ... THE NEAREST RIVAL ... TIM GRELL WHO FOUGHT HARD TO COME IN SECOND -- 80 YARDS BEHIND. FOR O'HARA ... AN EASY WIN ... A MILE SLIPPING BY IN JUST 3 MINUTES 56.4 SECONDS ... A TIME, HE WAS TO SAY AFTERWARDS, THAT HE FELT HE COULD HAVE IMPROVED ON ...

    CONGRATULATIONS FOR THE VICTOR ... THE MAN ONLY TWO SECONDS BEHIND THE WORLD OUTDOOR MILE RECORD OF PETER SNELL ON FEW ZEALAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA35W642MN62R7V36X5E2M5H6RF
    Media URN:
    VLVA35W642MN62R7V36X5E2M5H6RF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1964
    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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