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    Britain's W. Tom Misson 28, won the nine-nation 100-kilometre walking marathon, held this year at?

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    GV. PAN START OF 100-KILOMETRES MARATHON AT NIGHT.


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    Back V. COMPETITORS.


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    SV. PAN No.2. THOMPSON FROM G.B. LEADING FOLLOWED BY No.1. MISSEN ALSO OF G.B. ADMIDST FOLLOWERS.


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    SV.PAN Nos 20 AND 40 IN RACE.


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    LV. No.3. CHAPLIN OF G.B. UNDER BRIDGE.


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    SV. Nos.2 AND 1. 2 STILL LEADING.


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    SCU. No.2. THOMPSON UNDER BRIDGE - LEADING RACE.


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    Bk.TR.Shot. COMPETITORS Nos. 38 AND 4.


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    Side V. MAN ON BICYCLE PLAYING MOUTH ORGAN TO COMPETITOR.


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    Travel Shot. CROWD.


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    SV. COMPETITORS Nos 3 AND 13 - PAN TO CROWD CLAPPING.


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    Back V. No.2. THOMPSON STILL LEADING FOLLOWED BY No.1. - MISSEN.


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    CU. THOMPSON. No.2.


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    CU. MISSEN. No.1.


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    SCU. MISSEN.


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    GV. Crowd IN SEREGNO STADIUM.


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    GV. FINISHING POINT.


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    LV. TOM MISSEN No.1 COMING IN TO WIN.


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    Air Shot. 1,000 PIGEONS BEING RELEASED.


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    CU. TOM MISSEN LEAVING AND BEING CONGRATULATED.


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    LV. No.2. THOMPSON COMING IN FOR SECOND PLACE.


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    CU. MISSEN AND THOMPSON.




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    SPORT: MARATHON WALKING RACE

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    Background: Britain's W. Tom Misson 28, won the nine-nation 100-kilometre walking marathon, held this year at Seregno, in the Como Region, North Italy, November 2. The tough tussle jogged along mostly in teaming rain. Fans, and officials on bicycles, spent most of the time under umbrellas.

    It was a day of triumph for Britain. For Misson it was his second successive win. His time: 9 hours four minutes 48 seconds. Second and third placings went to D. Thompson and G. Chaplin both of Britain.

    Misson was greeted, as he breasted the tape, with a cloud of soaring pigeons, set free a local club, to celebration the victor's achievement.

    The event - most years in the past 40 - is one of the toughest of its kind.

    Participating nations: Britain, Denmark, France, Luxemburg, Holland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3M0DPFQNWIQ3PHR4PNFTC75X7
    Media URN:
    VLVA3M0DPFQNWIQ3PHR4PNFTC75X7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
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    N/A

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