• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES WOMEN'S SWIMMING SQUAD, COMPRISING MOSTLY YOUNG TEENAGERS, SCORED A CONVINCING VICTORY -- 90 POINTS TO 74 -- OVER EUROPE IN A TWO-DAY INTERNATIONAL MATCH AT BLACKPOOL, U.

  • Description

    THE UNITED STATES WOMEN'S SWIMMING SQUAD, COMPRISING MOSTLY YOUNG TEENAGERS, SCORED A CONVINCING VICTORY -- 90 POINTS TO 74 -- OVER EUROPE IN A TWO-DAY INTERNATIONAL MATCH AT BLACKPOOL, U.K., WHICH ENDED AUGUST 26.

    IN ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FINAL DAY'S CONTESTS -- THE 110 YARDS BREASTROKE - MISS D. BARNHARD (U.S.A.) SPLASHED TO A 1 MIN. 21.7 SEC. WIN OVER HER COUNTRYWOMAN, MISS J.A. DELLEKAMP, WHO CAME HOME IN 1 MIN. 24.4 SEC. 00 TWO-TENTHS SEC. FASTER THAN THIRD PLACEGETTER, MISS A. TURNBULL (EUROPE).

    THE 220 YARDS BACKSTROKE EVENT SAW A THRILLING, NECK-TO-NECK TUSSLE BETWEEN MISS R. VAN VELSEN, REPRESENTING EUROPE, AND MISS C. SALTZA (U.S.A.), WITH MISS VAN VELSEN GETTING THE VERDICT IN A CLOSE FINISH. BOTH CLOCKED 2 MIN. 40.3 SEC. THIRD PLACE WENT TO MISS M. EDWARDS (EUROPE).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA66YINZ0J1VDS98B2BUVDG9NUL
    Media URN:
    VLVA66YINZ0J1VDS98B2BUVDG9NUL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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