• Short Summary

    The two days international athletics match between Great Britain and Poland at London's White City Sports Arena began August 14.

  • Description

    1.
    GV. Athletes parade
    0.06

    2.
    STV. Poles
    0.09

    3.
    SIDE V. DITTO
    0.11

    4.
    SV. CAPTAINS EXCHANGE PENNANTS
    0.14

    5.
    LV. Teams lined up
    0.16

    6.
    V. Crowd
    0.18

    7.
    LV PAN Men's __ 100 yards
    0.30

    8.
    CU. No 2 the winner Towes GB
    0.33

    9.
    STV. WOMENS 80 metres hurdles
    0.48

    10.
    CU. Winner Miss Quinton GB
    0.51

    11.
    SV. Crowd
    0.52

    12.
    SV. Starter for Men's 3 miles race
    0.55

    13.
    SV PAN Start of race
    1.00

    14.
    CU Photographer
    1.02

    15.
    STV PAN Race in progress
    1.12

    16.
    SV. Polish team
    1.14

    17.
    STV. Finish of race winner Zimny
    1.41

    18.
    SV. Zimny & Jochman 1st & 3rd; embrace
    1.46

    19.
    REAR R. Crowd
    1.48

    20.
    CV. Starter for 1 mile event
    1.50

    21.
    SV.PAN Start of mile
    1.55

    22.
    LV. Race in progress
    2.02

    23.
    SV. Crowd
    2.02

    24.
    SV. Race in progress
    2.01

    25.
    SV. Crowd
    2.11

    26.
    LV.PAN Finish of race Orywal wins
    2.30

    27.
    CU. Orywal
    2.32

    30.
    CV. Score board & end of 1st day Poland 51, England 48
    2.35



    Initials HTB/MR/ES


    SPORT: ATHLETICS

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    Background: The two days international athletics match between Great Britain and Poland at London's White City Sports Arena began August 14.

    Following the parade of athletes led by Poland, the captains exchanged pennants and the serious business began.

    The 100 yards Men's race was won by R. Jones, Great Britain in 9.7 secs. with another Briton second.

    The women's 80 meters hurdles was another win for Great Britain. Miss C.L.Quinton winning in 11.2 seconds.

    In the three miles Men's race it was quite a different story, for Poland's Kasimierz Zimny put up the best track performance of the evening. In defeating Britain's pair, Stan Eldon and Derek Ibbotson in 13 minutes 15.6 secs. Zimny showed wonderful form. Second in the race was Stan Eldon whose time was 13 mine. 27.8 secs.

    The Mense Mile provided another win for Poland. Z.Orywal -4mins. 6 secants-just boat his team mate S. Lewandowski.- 4 mins. 6.2 secs-leaving the British pair well Behind.

    At the end of the first day, which included a new European record putt of 61 feet for British weight putter A.Rows, the scoreboard showed that Poland were three points ahead of Great Britain, Poland having scored 51 points to Great Britain's 48.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9J93VYPTDVFF6URQX4PFXKDGL
    Media URN:
    VLVA9J93VYPTDVFF6URQX4PFXKDGL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
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    N/A

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