• Short Summary

    New athletics records made at White City athletics meeting .

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    SLATE INFORMATION: ATHLETICS - BRITAIN V USSR

    ENGLAND.LONDON, White city stadium.

    Soviet athletes parade into stadium

    Various track events including :

    Mens 1500 metre race won by Ken Wood (Britain)
    Men's 5000 metre race won by Gordon Pirie with Brian Hewson second (Britain)
    Women's 800 metres won by British athlete Diane Leather in new British record.
    Women's shot putting - Russian athlete Tamara Tyshkevitch makes 51 foot 6 inch throw
    Mens 10,000 metres won by Russian Vladimir Kuts
    Mens 800 metres won by Mike Larson (Britain)

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    ATHLETICS 1957 Games at White City sponsored by News of the World. Wins by Ken Wood, Gordon Pirie, & Diane Leatherwho created a new British record in the 800 metres event.

    HEWSON BRIAN. S. (G.B. RUNNER) Mitcham. A.C. Takes part in 1957 Games at White City against Russians.

    IBBOTSON DEREK G. In 5000 metres race against Russians at White City Games 1957.

    LEATHER. DIANE (Runner. G.B.) Wins 800 metres race against Russians at White City & creates new British record.

    PIRIE. D.A. GORDON. (G.B. RUNNER) Wins 5000 metres race against Russians at White City Games 1957.

    SPORTS Russian athletes meet British athletes at White City, sponsored by News of the World. Wins by Ken Wood, Gordon Pirie & Diane Leather, who set up new

    WHITE CITY. 1957 Games v. Russians. Wins by Ken Wood, Gordon Pirie, & Diane Leather who created new British record.

    Sport; Soviet Union
    Background: New athletics records made at White City athletics meeting .

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3AIPGVVD19SMJA0W34MFSNZWV
    Media URN:
    VLVA3AIPGVVD19SMJA0W34MFSNZWV
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:17:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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