• Short Summary

    A lone New Zealander scored a surprise victory over a strong European field in the 1974 Pernod International Cycling Grand Prix, on Sunday (7 April).

  • Description

    1.
    CU Bicycle wheel PAN UP TO Roy Schuiten (Holland) checking cycle
    0.08

    2.
    SV PAN Cyclists Waiting
    0.11

    3.
    CU Andre Kuhnel (France)
    0.16

    4.
    CU PN Belgian riders Rene Hermans and Paul Celis
    0.26

    5.
    CU Joren Lund (Denmark)
    0.29

    6.
    CU PAN Last year's winner Jergen Hansen (Denmark)
    0.34

    7.
    TV PAN Start of race with schuiten leading the pack
    1.04

    8.
    TV PAN Three breakaway riders -- led by 33, Phil Corley, 55 Alan Kemp and 50 Peter Hall (all British)
    1.14

    9.
    GV Tracking shot riders down hill
    1.22

    10.
    SCU Finish sign
    1.25

    11.
    GV ZOOM IN Winner Runner up past finishing line
    1.46

    12.
    GV Cyclists pass
    1.54

    13.
    SV Crowd watch as winner given sash (2)
    2.00



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    SPORT: CYCLING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A lone New Zealander scored a surprise victory over a strong European field in the 1974 Pernod International Cycling Grand Prix, on Sunday (7 April).

    Vern Hanaray -- the only New Zealander in the race -- flew around the 107 mile Beaconsfield course in the Chiltern Hills outside London in 4 hours 15.15 seconds. Behind him came Joern Lund from Denmark, who finished with a time of 4 hours 15.17 seconds. Lund was second in last year's Grand Prix. British cyclist Phil Corley finished third, with a time of 4 hours 16.43 seconds.

    Favourite for the race was last year's winner, Joergen Hansen from Denmark. Hansen finished fourth with a time of 4 hours 16.47 seconds.

    Ten countries were represented in this year's Grand Prix, and ever 60 riders started. Ireland, Denmark, Holland, Belgium and France provided cyclists, and there was a big contingent from British clubs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA59ZX905G1CYY57424MYCNQ71U
    Media URN:
    VLVA59ZX905G1CYY57424MYCNQ71U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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