• Short Summary

    Following the World Athletic Championships in Helsinki, international athletes have taken part in an invitation meeting in West Berlin.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Grandstand.
    0.02

    2.
    SCU PULL BACK TO GV & PAN Athletes starting 100 metres
    0.20

    3.
    GV Track with results superimposed.
    0.24

    4.
    SV Terry Peacock in high jump PULL BACK TO GV PAN athlete jumping and acknowledging applause of crowd.
    0.47

    5.
    SVs & GVs Mile race. Crowd applauding; Steve Scott and John Walker. (6 SHOTS)
    1.23




    Initials C/JRS



    SPORT: ATHLETICS
    EUROVISION RECORDING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Following the World Athletic Championships in Helsinki, international athletes have taken part in an invitation meeting in West Berlin. Triple world champion Carl Lewis equalled his Helsinki winning time of 10.07 seconds in the 100 metres, beating fellow American and world record holder, Calvin Smith. In the men's high jump event, Terry Peacock of the United States won with a leap of 2.33 metres. Steve Scott of the United States won the mile race in 3 minutes 49.2 seconds. Second was New Zealand veteran John Walker and third was West Germany's Thomas Wessinghage, who set a national record of 3 minutes 49.98 seconds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6B1NB98FBM1IOKQQT77POD4JW
    Media URN:
    VLVA6B1NB98FBM1IOKQQT77POD4JW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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