• Short Summary

    ARTHUR METCALFE, OF BRITAIN, WON TODAY'S (MONDAY'S) NINTH STAGE OF THE CYCLE TOUR OF BRITAIN.?

  • Description

    ARTHUR METCALFE, OF BRITAIN, WON TODAY'S (MONDAY'S) NINTH STAGE OF THE CYCLE TOUR OF BRITAIN. HE BROKE AWAY ABOUT 80 KILOMETRES FROM THE FINISH OF THE 156 KILOMETRES STAGE FROM COVENTRY TO NOTTINGHAM AND HELD OFF SEVERAL CHALLENGES IN A CLOSELY BUNCHED SPRING FINISH.

    METCALFE OWED MUCH TO THE SUPPORT OF HIS TEAMMATES. THEY SUCCESSFULLY HELD OFF STRONG BIDS FROM SPANISH RIDERS TRYING TO HELP LUIS SANTAMARINA, OF SPAIN, THE OVERALL LEADER. SANTAMARINA MAINTAINED THE YELLOW JERSEY BUT HIS ADVANTAGE HAS BEEN CUT.

    TODAY'S STAGE RESULTS (156,106 KILOMETRES FROM COVENTRY TO NOTTINGHAM) 1. A. METCALFE, BRITAIN, 3 HOURS 32 MINUTES 12 SECONDS. 2. W. PERKINS BRITAIN MIDLANDS, SAME TIME. 3. M. POWELL, INTERNATIONAL ALL-STARS, SAME TIME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8V2MJB4O2190Z7LOIGV86O752
    Media URN:
    VLVA8V2MJB4O2190Z7LOIGV86O752
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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