• Short Summary

    THE CORNELL EIGHT RESOLUTELY THEIR WAY TO VICTORY OVER HARVARD IN THE ALL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY SECOND ROUND CLASH FOR THE THAMES CUP AT HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    THE CORNELL EIGHT RESOLUTELY THEIR WAY TO VICTORY OVER HARVARD IN THE ALL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY SECOND ROUND CLASH FOR THE THAMES CUP AT HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

    CORNELL, CURRENT HOLDERS OF THE THAMES CUP, WON BY TWO AND ONE THIRD LENGTHS, OVER THE TRADITIONAL COURSE OF JUST OVER ONE MILE (1.6 KILOMETRES).

    THE RACE WAS THE LATEST IN A SERIES OF MEETINGS BETWEEN THE TWO ROWING GIANTS IN TOP CLASS REGATTA. CORNELL LOST TO HARVARD IN THE EASTERN AMERICAN SPRINTS, BUT LEVELLED WITH THEIR ONE LENGTH WIN IN THE HENLEY (UNITED STATES) REGATTA LAST MONTH.

    HARVARD WENT INTO AN EARLY HALF A LENGTH LEAD, BUT WERE UNABLE TO HOLD OFF A CREW FIVE POUNDS A MAN HEAVIER AND BETTER SUITED TO THE ROUGH GOING. CORNELL RACED LEVEL AND THEN DREW AWAY WITH A TREMENDOUS FINISHING BURST.

    THE RACE ATTRACTED CONSIDERABLE INTEREST AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH WAS AMONG THOSE FOLLOWING THE CREWS IN AN OFFICIAL LAUNCH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5LBOUX3HY7P61765UJHGW9MKD
    Media URN:
    VLVA5LBOUX3HY7P61765UJHGW9MKD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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