• Short Summary

    AT COVENTRY, ENGLAND, BRIAN KILBY WON THE BRITISH MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIP FOR A RECORD FIFTH SUCCESSIVE YEAR TODAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    AT COVENTRY, ENGLAND, BRIAN KILBY WON THE BRITISH MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIP FOR A RECORD FIFTH SUCCESSIVE YEAR TODAY (SATURDAY). HE WAS HANDED HIS OLYMPIC GAMES WITHIN AS HE CROSSED THE LINE.

    KILBY, THE EUROPEAN AND BRITISH EMPIRE CHAMPION, COVERED THE 26 MILES 385 YARDS (42.195 KILOMETRES) IN 2 HOURS 23 MINUTES 01 SECS. H. NOW JOINS BASIL HEATLEY AND RON HILL AS BRITAIN'S REPRESENTATIVES IN THE TOKYO EVENT.

    KILBY, WHOSE OLYMPIC PLACE WAS ASSURED PROVIDED HE PUT UP A GOOD PERFORMANCE, SET A HOT PACE FROM THE START. HE LED NEARLY ALL THE WAY, AND FINISHED COMPARATIVELY FRESH. SECOND WAS JOHN HASLAM IN 2:29:07.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9FKHXA3J3Z82SMPXCHNO1S9PS
    Media URN:
    VLVA9FKHXA3J3Z82SMPXCHNO1S9PS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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