• Short Summary

    TWENTY-ONE YEAR OLD AUSTRALIAN HEATHER BLUNDELL, WHO HAD BEEN IN ENGLAND ONLY SIX WEEKS, SLAMMED HER WAY THROUGH THREE STRAIGHT MATCH WINS TO BECOME BRITISH WOMEN'S SQUASH RAOKE RACKETS CHAMPION, FEB. 24.

  • Description

    TWENTY-ONE YEAR OLD AUSTRALIAN HEATHER BLUNDELL, WHO HAD BEEN IN ENGLAND ONLY SIX WEEKS, SLAMMED HER WAY THROUGH THREE STRAIGHT MATCH WINS TO BECOME BRITISH WOMEN'S SQUASH RAOKE RACKETS CHAMPION, FEB. 24.

    HEATHER, A RECEPTIONIST AT THE SYDNEY SPORTS CLUB, IS THE FIRST OVERSEAS PLAYER TO TAKE THE TITLE. PLAYING AT THE LANDSDOWNE CLUB IN BERKELEY SQUARE, LONDON, SHE DEFEATED THE HOLDER, MRS. FRAN MARSHALL 9-6, 9-65, 9-4. FOR HEATHER (IN SHORTS) THE WIN AVENGED A RECENT DEFEAT BY MRS MARSHALL IN SCOTLAND.

    TWO DAYS LATER, HEATHER WAS DUE TO LEAVE FOR NEW YORK TO COMPETE IN A FURTHER ROUND OF TOURNAMENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6H9NN6EIIWJ2GHMPWXUHM9A2Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA6H9NN6EIIWJ2GHMPWXUHM9A2Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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