Czechoslovakia's Emil Zatopek has won the marathon at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki.
ATHLETES AND ATHLETICS. Peters leads for Britain in Marathon drops out with cramp. and Zatopke goes on to wins in great style..Good shots running and finishing dash..V.G.
FINLAND. Marathon starts with Br Peters in lead with Zatopek and Jansson Sweden behind.. falls out with cramp and Zatopek goes on to win.. Good shots.. etc etc
HELSINKI Finnish Capital. Marathon with Br Peters in lead w Zatopek and Jansson of Sweden behind..out of Stadium..Zatopek running Peters collapses. Zatopek leads and wins.. shots C.U. etc etc Good.
OLYMPIC GAMES...1952. Marathon starts with Peters taking lead followed by Zatopek and Janson of Sweden.. shots of running outside Stadium. good shots etc Peters collapses with cramp and Zatopek takes lead to win easily.. shots V.G. as he comes in.
PETER JIM (British Marathon Runner) Good shots running in Helsinki Olympic Marathon followed by Zatopek.. shots overtaken by Zatopek.. collapses en route with cramp.
Personalities - Sport; Olympic Games; Sweden
Background: Czechoslovakia's Emil Zatopek has won the marathon at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki.