• Short Summary

    THE ROYAL REGATTA OPENED UNDER A BRILLIANT JUNE SUN AT HENLEY-ON-THAMES, IN OXFORDSHIRE TODAY (WEDNESDAY), WHERE OARSMEN FROM FOUR CONTINENTS -- EUROPE, AMERICA, AFRICA AND AUSTRALIA -- ARE MEETING FOR THE FOUR-DAY, PICTURESQUE EVENT.

  • Description

    THE ROYAL REGATTA OPENED UNDER A BRILLIANT JUNE SUN AT HENLEY-ON-THAMES, IN OXFORDSHIRE TODAY (WEDNESDAY), WHERE OARSMEN FROM FOUR CONTINENTS -- EUROPE, AMERICA, AFRICA AND AUSTRALIA -- ARE MEETING FOR THE FOUR-DAY, PICTURESQUE EVENT.

    THE CHALLENGE TO THE BRITISH CREWS IS, HOWEVER, PREDOMINATELY AMERICAN, WITH OARMEN FROM THE UNITED STATES COMPETING IN FIVE F THE NINE EVENTS OPEN TO OVERSEAS COMPETITORS.

    ALSO BIDDING FOR TOP HONOURS ARE ROWING MEN FROM ARGENTINA, AUSTRIA, EAST GERMANY, AUSTRALIA, DENMARK, SOUTH AFRICA, NEW ZEALAND AND HOLLAND.

    IN THE OPENING HEATS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AMERICAN CREWS WON TWO EVENTS, AND A GERMAN PAIR THE DOUBLE SCULLS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA90I8MTTVPCB60JEW8WZU55ZLH
    Media URN:
    VLVA90I8MTTVPCB60JEW8WZU55ZLH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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