• Short Summary

    FOURTEEN 8-MEN TEAMS LINED UP IN COLOGNE TODAY (SUNDAY) FOR THE START OF THE TOUR DE L'AVENIR -- THE JUNIOR VERSION OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE.

  • Description

    FOURTEEN 8-MEN TEAMS LINED UP IN COLOGNE TODAY (SUNDAY) FOR THE START OF THE TOUR DE L'AVENIR -- THE JUNIOR VERSION OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE. A TOTAL OF 112 AMATEUR AND SEMI-PROFESSIONAL RIDERS FROM 15 COUNTRIES WERE CHEERED AWAY BY THEIR SUPPORTERS; AHEAD OF THEM 2,185 KILOMETRES (1,360 MILES) OF TESTING ROADS TO BE TAKEN IN 13 STAGES.

    FIRST HOME ON TODAY'S STAGE OF 162.5 KILOMETRES WAS WILFRIED PEFFGEN OF WEST GERMANY IN 3 HOURS 50 MINUTES 13 SECONDS. SECOND AND THIRD CAME TWO FRENCHMEN, CLAUDE GUYOT AND CHARLEY GROSSKOST.

    THE AVENIR (THE TOUR OF THE FUTURE) HAS BEGUN TWO DAYS BEFORE THE TOUR DE FRANCE AND WILL BE ALONG MUCH THE SAME ROUTE. IT ENDS IN BARCELONA ON JULY 3RD WHEN RIDERS TAKE PART IN A TIME-TRIAL ON THE BARCELONA CIRCUIT. TEAMS ARE TAKING PART FROM WEST GERMANY, ITALY, POLAND, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, BULGARIA, SPAIN, FRANCE, BRITAIN, HOLLAND, RUMANIA, SWEDEN-DENMARK, SWITZERLAND AND YUGOSLAVIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7LNU4SHA5N32EMOL8DTUVPXQV
    Media URN:
    VLVA7LNU4SHA5N32EMOL8DTUVPXQV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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