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    THE FIRST SIX RUNNERS IN A LOS ANGELES MILE RACE ON FRIDAY ALL BEAT THE FOUR-MINUTE MILE BARRIER.

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    1.
    TGV ATHLETICS STADIUM
    0.05

    2.
    SV 5000M START, KIDD (92) INTO LEAD, HALBERG LAST
    0.11

    3.
    SV...PAN ALONG BACK STRAIGHT. KIDD LEADS, HALBERG MOVES INTO 2ND LAST PLACE
    0.16

    4.
    LV CROWD
    0.19

    5.
    SV...PAN HALF-WAY THRU RACE, KIDD LEADS FROM HALBERG
    0.25

    6.
    SV CROWD
    0.26

    7.
    LV TO CU HALBERG
    0.32

    8.
    SV CROWD
    0.34

    9.
    SCU HALBERG WITH CLOHESSY
    0.37

    10.
    SV STERNBERG FAILS POLE VAULT ATTEMPT
    0.46

    11.
    TV PAN...START OF MILE TO FIRST BEND
    0.57

    12.
    SV CROWD
    0.59

    13.
    TV PAN...END OF FIRST LAP, BEATTY LEADS
    1.05

    14.
    SV CROWD
    1.08

    15.
    LV PAN...END OF THIRD LAP, WEISIGER LEADS FROM SNELL
    1.23

    16.
    CROWD APPLAUDS
    1.25

    17.
    PAN...MIDWAY FINAL LAP TO FINISH. SNELL OVERTAKES WEISIGER & DRAWS AWAY, BEATTY MAKES UP GROUND
    1.46

    18.
    CROWD APPLAUDS
    1.48

    19.
    CU SNELL
    1.50

    20.
    LV CROWD
    1.52

    21.
    SCU SNELL RECEIVES TROPHY
    1.58



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    SPORT: ATHLETICS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE FIRST SIX RUNNERS IN A LOS ANGELES MILE RACE ON FRIDAY ALL BEAT THE FOUR-MINUTE MILE BARRIER.PETER SNELL, THE 24-YEAR-OLD NEW ZEALANDER, WON IN THREE MINUTES, 55 SECONDS (33:55.0), SIX-TENTHS OF A SECOND OUTSIDE HIS WORLD RECORD.JIM BEATTY, OF LOS ANGELES, WHO SET THE PACE, FINISHED SECOND,SIX YARDS (5.5 METRES) BEHIND, IN 3:55.5.THE OTHER FOUR, IN FINISHING ORDER, WERE ALSO AMERICANS - DYROL BURLESON, 3:55.6; JIM GRELLE, 3:56.4; CARY WEISIGER, 3:57.1; AND BOB SEAMAN, 3:59.1.

    AT THE SAME MEETING, ANOTHER NEW ZEALAND RUNNER, VETERAN MURRAY HALBERG, COASTED HOME TO WIN THE 5,000 METRES FROM AUSTRALIA'S PAT CLOHESSY.

    WHILE THE 5,000 METRES WAS BEING RUN, AMERICA'S BRIAN STERNBERG BROKE HIS WORLD POLE-VAULT RECORD - NOT ON FILM.HE FAILED TO GO HIGHER.USING A FIBRE-GLASS POLE, HE VAULTED 16 FEET EIGHT INCHES (5.079 METRES), BREAKING THE RECORD BY AN INCH (2.54 CMS).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA756FXGXMQE01NT4B8RERSN7LL
    Media URN:
    VLVA756FXGXMQE01NT4B8RERSN7LL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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