• Short Summary

    THE FINAL DAY OF THE BIG THREE A'S MEETING AT WHITE CITY TODAY (SATURDAY) BROUGHT VICTORY TO AUSTRALIA, BRITAIN AND THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND.

  • Description

    THE FINAL DAY OF THE BIG THREE A'S MEETING AT WHITE CITY TODAY (SATURDAY) BROUGHT VICTORY TO AUSTRALIA, BRITAIN AND THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND.

    THE TWO-DAY MEETING HAS BEEN SPONSORED BY THE AMATEUR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, AND HAS PROVIDED A GOOD GUIDE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOME OF THE TOP ATHLETICS IN EUROPE AND THE COMMONWEALTH.

    RON CLARKE OF AUSTRALIA RETURNED A FINE PERFORMANCE TO WIN THE THREE MILE RACE IN 12 MINUTE, 58.2 SECONDS, RETAINING HIS THREE A'S TITLE.

    HE TOOK THE LEAD AT THE START, AND AT THE HALF WAY MARK HAD A LEAD OF 80 YARDS. HE FINISHED WITH A MARGIN OF 120 YARDS OVER THE SOUTH AFRICAN, HANK ALTMANN, IN SECOND PLACE.

    THE BRITISH OLYMPIC TITLEHOLDER, LYNN DAVIES SET AN A.A.A. RECORD IN THE LONG JUMP WITH A LEAP OF 26 FEET 51/4 INCHES (8.058 METRES).

    IN THE 880 YARDS, NOEL CARROLL OF THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND SET A CHAMPIONSHIP RECORD WITH A TIME OF ONE MINUTE, 48 SECONDS.

    TODAY, OVERSEAS COMPETITORS WON TWELVE TITLES. FIVE RECORDS WERE BROKEN AND ONE EQUALLED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5B94DNHJ56R3MH7I4BW0PSO11
    Media URN:
    VLVA5B94DNHJ56R3MH7I4BW0PSO11
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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