• Short Summary

    FIVE THOUSAND AUSTRALIANS, AMERICANS AND JAPANESE CROWDED THE TOKYO METROPOLITAN SWIMMING POOL ON 20 APRIL TO WATCH THE PRE-OLYMPIC SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP.

  • Description

    1.
    SV FLAGS
    0.02

    2.
    LV START OF 200 METRES BUTTERFLY EVENT.
    0.26

    3.
    SV SPECTATORS.
    0.28

    4.
    LV SWIMMERS ON SECOND LAP BUTTERFLY(2 SHOTS).
    0.41

    5.
    CU AUSTRALIAN OFFICIAL
    0.42

    6.
    SV KEVIN BERRY ON LAST TURN.
    0.48

    7.
    LV END OF 200 METRES BUTTERFLY EVENT.
    0.54

    8.
    CU KEVIN BERRY IN POOL.
    0.56

    9.
    CU WINNERS.
    0.59

    10.
    LV START OF 400 METRES FREESTYLE.
    1.13

    11.
    CU ROBERT WINDLE LEADING.
    1.22

    12.
    CU WINDLE DOING TURN
    1.28

    13.
    SV COLLEAGUES LOOKING ON.
    1.30

    14.
    LV WINDLE FOLLOWED BY YAMANAKA
    1.45

    15.
    CU WINDLE'S FRIEND TAKING PICTURE.
    1.47

    16.
    LV WINDLE FOLLOWED BY YAMANAKA.
    1.50

    17.
    MV SPECTATORS CHEERING.
    1.52

    18.
    LV SWIMMERS AT FINISHING END.
    1.55

    19.
    CU WINDLE.
    2.00

    20.
    MV WINNERS RECEIVE AWARDS.
    2.80



    Initials AK/V/BHH/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FIVE THOUSAND AUSTRALIANS, AMERICANS AND JAPANESE CROWDED THE TOKYO METROPOLITAN SWIMMING POOL ON 20 APRIL TO WATCH THE PRE-OLYMPIC SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP.

    AUSTRALIA WAS REPRESENTED BY FIFTEEN SWIMMERS, MOSTLY STUDENTS, HEADED BY MR.WILLIAM HOLLAND.THE CAPTAIN OF THE TEAM WAS A 21-YEAR-OLD WESTERN AUSTRALIA UNIVERSITY STUDENT.

    JAPAN'S YOSHISUKE SATO CHALKED A NEW RECORD IN THE 200 METRES BUTTERFLY EVENT WITH A TIME OF 2 MINUTES 13.1 SECONDS, LEAVING HIS AUSTRALIAN RIVAL, 15-YEAR-OLD KEVIN BERRY, TO TAKE THE SECOND POSITION.BERRY CLOCKED 2 MINUTES 14 SECONDS WHILE SADANAGA OF JAPAN WAS THIRD.

    A FORMER CHAMPION, YAMANAKA SPECIALLY RETURNED FROM THE UNITED STATES TO COMPETE IN THE CHAMPIONSHIPS.HE, HOWEVER, CLOCKED 4 MINUTES 21.7 SECONDS TO BE PLACED SECOND.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA717180A6VR4RKNJXVHL1Q9TWB
    Media URN:
    VLVA717180A6VR4RKNJXVHL1Q9TWB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment