• Short Summary

    THE WORLD'S TOP PROFESSIONAL ROAD RACING CYCLIST, JACQUES ANQUETIL, OF FRANCE, WON THE MANX 100-MILE (160 KLM) RACE ON BRITAIN'S ISLE OF MAN TODAY (TUESDAY) IN FOUR HOURS 29 MINUTES AND 45.2 SECONDS.

  • Description

    THE WORLD'S TOP PROFESSIONAL ROAD RACING CYCLIST, JACQUES ANQUETIL, OF FRANCE, WON THE MANX 100-MILE (160 KLM) RACE ON BRITAIN'S ISLE OF MAN TODAY (TUESDAY) IN FOUR HOURS 29 MINUTES AND 45.2 SECONDS. ANQUETIL WON BY HALF A WHEEL FROM EDDIE MERCKX, OF BELGIUM, WITH CHRIS RAYMOND, OF FRANCE, HALF A LENGTH AWAY IN THIRD PLACE.

    JACQUES ANQUETIL, SPORTS IDOL OF FRANCE, IS FIVE TIME WINNER OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE. HE HEADED A CONTINGENT OF TEAMS FROM THE CONTINENT TAKING PART IN THE MANX 10-MILE PROFESSIONAL CYCLING ROAD RACE - THE MAJOR EVENT OF ITS KIND IN THE BRITISH CYCLE RACING CALENDAR. THE RACE IS PART OF SIX-DAY FESTIVAL, IN WHICH ABOUT 1,000 CYCLISTS ARE TAKING PART.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA60KSKSES67TAZZAQO2OEH9YI6
    Media URN:
    VLVA60KSKSES67TAZZAQO2OEH9YI6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1965
    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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