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    WHITE CITY: CHATAWAY'S REVENGE:

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    WHITE CITY: CHATAWAY'S REVENGE:

    BANNISTER. Roger. (G.B.runner) Shot of....in crowd watching the Athletic Contest v Russia in floodlight in London also later shot holding Chris Chataway after latter had won the 5000 metres.

    CHATAWAY Chris (G.B. runner) CHATAWAY At the Floodlit Athlet i Contest in London v Russian...wins the 5000 metres in 13 mins 51.6 secs a World record. His old rival V. Kutz gets aw ay in the lead & tries to throw C/C off but fails, V/K puts on extra speed C/C holds on & on untill finally C/C with mighty ef fort comes im the winner. Shots of him with R. Bannister

    DESFORGES. Jean. (British Long Jump) Wins long jump v Russia in London flood litatheletic contest 18ft. 11????ins.

    ELLIOT.G.M. (Pole Jumping) Shot of....Clearing the bar at 14ft. another shot of him hitting the "bar" ... in the Athletic floodlight contest in London v Russia.

    FLOODLIGHTING London. In blaze of arc lamps teams from London & Moscow met in the first athletic contest between G.B. & RUS.

    KUTZ. Vladmir (Russian runner) At the Floodlit Contest in London (athletics 2nd. in the 5000 metres winner Chris Chataway. shots of....going into lead..tries to get away from C/Chataway who is holding on then...makes a burst but C/C not to be beaten holds on still, terriff pace & at last with extra speed & spurt C/C comes in winner in World record of 13 mins 51.6 secs. shot of Russian Team mates in Crowd.

    LEATHER. DIANE (Runner. G.B.) 880 yds race in the floodlit Contest v Russia in London return match between ...& Russian Rival Nina Otkalenka Latter winner in 2 mins. 9.1 secs.....was 2nd

    LITUYEV.Y. (Russian Hurdler) At the floodlit athletic Contest in London wins 440 yds Hurdles in World record time of 51.3 secs. c.u.

    OTKALENKO. NINA. (Russian Runner) In the Women's section of the floodlit Contest in London wins the 880 yds in 2 mins 9.1 secs her old rival D. Leather 2nd G.B. V Russia.

    Personalities - Sport; Athletics
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    Film ID:
    VLVA4GBO7WGEWT0G6J80R1EB0B0UP
    Media URN:
    VLVA4GBO7WGEWT0G6J80R1EB0B0UP
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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