• Short Summary

    After leading for most of the race, British inter-countries Cross Country Champion Basil Heatley finished fourth at the annual Saint-Sebastian, Spain, International Cross Country race Jan 25.

  • Description

    1.
    LV Runners limber up before start of race
    2.5 ft

    2.
    CU Spectators.
    1.5 ft

    3.
    LV Competitors on line.
    2 ft

    4.
    LV Start of race.
    2.5 ft

    5.
    GV Spectators.
    1.5 ft

    6.
    LV Competitors led by (No. 12) Heatley (No. 21.) Amoros and (No 8) Mimoun.
    4 ft

    7.
    LV Heatley No 12. leads over water jump followed by Mimoun No 8 and Ameur No 9.
    3 ft

    8.
    SV Spectators.
    3 ft

    9.
    LV Race in progress.
    2.5 ft

    10.
    SV Heatley, Mimoun and Ameur past camera
    1.5 ft

    11.
    LV Competitor past stand.
    3.5 ft

    12.
    SV Roelents No 3 leading.
    2 ft

    13.
    GV Spectators.
    1.5 ft

    14.
    LV Pan Heatley No 12 leads Amoros No 12 Mimoun No 8.
    3 ft

    15.
    SV Spectators at finish
    2 ft'

    16.
    LV Pan Mimoun No 8 winning followed by No 9 second.
    3 ft

    17.
    SCU Mimoun kisses Ameur
    3 ft

    18.
    CU Mimoun with cup
    2 ft



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    SPORT: ATHLETICS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: After leading for most of the race, British inter-countries Cross Country Champion Basil Heatley finished fourth at the annual Saint-Sebastian, Spain, International Cross Country race Jan 25. VISNEWS filmed the tussle between Heatley and the eventual winner 38 year old Alain Mimoun of France, at the 400 metre mark. Having spent all his energy in the spirit Heatley was passed by Hamoud Ameur (France) who finished second and A. Amoros (Spain) third.

    Mimoun, France's aged Olympic Marathon gold medallist, won the 7 1/2 mile event in 38 minutes 38.4-5 secs. 12.1 secs separated the first four competitors. A very good result for such a punishing course.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA899HPYBMRRGCR1ZUZRQMLJJV6
    Media URN:
    VLVA899HPYBMRRGCR1ZUZRQMLJJV6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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