• Short Summary

    15,000 athletes from all parts of Europe came to Arnhem for the 90th anniversary of the Royal Dutch Gymnastic league.

  • Description

    1.
    G.Top V. Parade in Street of Arnheim.


    2.
    L.Top V. Norwegian team.


    3.
    S.V.Pan French Team.


    4.
    L.V. Swiss team.


    5.
    S.V. Swedish girls.


    6.
    L.V. Girls - hoop exercises.


    7.
    S.V. Ditto.


    8.
    L.V. Men vaulting- 1st prize Rotterdam.


    9.
    S.V. Ditto.


    10.
    Angle Shot. Ditto.


    11.
    Angle Shot. Ditto-somersaulting.


    12.
    L.V. Girls on bridge- 1st prize Amsterdam.


    13.
    S.V. Girls on bridge- to ground.


    14.
    L.V. Men somersaulting on mat- 1st Prize Amsterdam.


    15.
    S.V.Pan Men somersaulting on mat, Amsterdam.


    16.
    L.V. Girl balancing pole- Norway 1st prize.


    17.
    Angle Shot. Ditto.


    18.
    L.V. Participants with banners.


    19.
    G.V.Pan Ditto.


    20.
    S.V. Marching towards with banners.


    21.
    G.V. Men exercising- 3000 participants.


    22.
    S.V. People watching.


    23.
    Ground V. Exercising- boys.


    24.
    G.V. Crowd watching.


    25.
    S.V. Girls walking towards.


    26.
    S.V. Girls with clubs.


    27.
    Big G.V. Of massed athletes.




    Initials FHH J.H./P.B.


    SPORT: GYMNASTICS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 15,000 athletes from all parts of Europe came to Arnhem for the 90th anniversary of the Royal Dutch Gymnastic league.

    Thousands of spectators watched the event. Men and women gave impressive mass and individual performances.

    Delegations came from Norway, France, Switzerland, Sweden and Belgium.

    Women predominated: of the 15,000 taking part, only 3,000 were men.

    In the beautiful surroundings of Sonsbook Meadow it was a great spectacle of youth and physical perfection.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA81DC8KU0HSCCXPRUKS5F0FOID
    Media URN:
    VLVA81DC8KU0HSCCXPRUKS5F0FOID
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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