• Short Summary

    AUSTRALIAN RUNNER RON CLARKE - FORMER 3-MILE (5,000 M.) RECORD HOLDER, AND NOW PREPARING FOR THIS YEAR'S MEXICO OLYMPICS - HAS MOVED TO EUROPE PRECEDING THE OLYMPICS.

  • Description

    AUSTRALIAN RUNNER RON CLARKE - FORMER 3-MILE (5,000 M.) RECORD HOLDER, AND NOW PREPARING FOR THIS YEAR'S MEXICO OLYMPICS - HAS MOVED TO EUROPE PRECEDING THE OLYMPICS. HE HAS GONE INTO TRAINING IN THE HIGH ALTITUDE FRENCH OLYMPIC CAMP, TO BECOME ACCLIMATISED TO THE THIN AIR PREVAILING IN MEXICO CITY.

    EARLIER THIS MONTH, RON CLARKE - INTERVIEWED IN STOCKHOLM - EXPLAINED THAT THE MOVE WAS "A BUSINESS GAMBLE AND AN ATHLETIC NECESSITY". HE RESIGNED HIS JOB IN MELBOURNE AND SOLD HIS HOUSE TO RAISE CAPITAL WITH WHICH TO ENTER THE SPORTS GOODS FIELD. HE INTENDS TO USE HIS EUROPEAN STAY TO SEEK BUSINESS CONTACTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6Y3Z8FT4HPH021ZVHK2C6KXZN
    Media URN:
    VLVA6Y3Z8FT4HPH021ZVHK2C6KXZN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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