• Short Summary

    SWIMMING...AND IN LONDON TODAY( SATURDAY), THE AUSTRALIAN TOURING TEAM OVERWHELMED BRITAIN TO WIN EIGHT OF?

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    SWIMMING...AND IN LONDON TODAY( SATURDAY), THE AUSTRALIAN TOURING TEAM OVERWHELMED BRITAIN TO WIN EIGHT OF THE NINE EVENTS IN THE LATEST INTERNATIONAL MATCH OF ITS ASIAN AND EUROPEAN TOUR POINTS SCORE WAS AUSTRALIA 68, BRITAIN 43.

    ONE OF THE EARLY RACES, THE 220 YARDS FREESTYLE, WAS DOMINATED BY WORLD AND AUSTRALIAN 220 YARD CHAMPION ROBERT WINDLE.AN 18-YEAR-OLD STUDENT, THE ALSO HOLDS THE 110 YARDS WORLD RECORD, THE AUSTRALIAN 440, 880 AND 1650 YARDS TITLES, AND WAS A MEMBER OF THE 880 YARDS WORLD FREESTYLE RECORD-BREAKING TEAM.TAKING AN EARLY LEAD TODAY, WINDLE REACHED HOME TO FINISH FIRST IN 2MIN 4.3 SECS WITH BRITISH SWIMMERS R.FRAME AND J.MARTIN-DYE SECOND AND THIRD.

    NEXT CAME THE 220 YARDS BREASTROKE AND ANOTHER AUSTRALIAN VICTORY, THIS TIME TO IAN O'BRIEN, FINISHING IN 2MIN 37 SECS.ONE OF THE FIVE 15 YEAR-OLD IN THE 14 MEMBER AUSTRALIAN TEAM, O'BRIEN HOLDS BOTH THE AUSTRALIAN AND BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GAMES RECORDS FOR 110 YARDS AND 220 YARDS BREASTROKE.TODAY'S RACE PROVIDED AN EXCITING FINISH FOR SECOND PLACE, ENDING IN A DEAD HEAT BETWEEN N.NICHOLSON OF BRITAIN AND WILLIAM BURTON, AUSTRALIA.

    FOR THE 220 YARDS BUTTERFLY, AUSTRALIA HAD YET ANOTHER WORLD CHAMPION-KEVIN BERRY, AGED 17 - WHO BEAT OFF A STRONG CHALLENGE FROM YELLOW AUSTRALIAN AND FORMER WORLD TITLE HOLDER, NEVILLE HAYES.BERRY WON IN 2 MIN.14.7 SECS.THIRD CAME T.GLENVILLE, OF BRITAIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9NS17FTYX3RDYUONFY8A9JP94
    Media URN:
    VLVA9NS17FTYX3RDYUONFY8A9JP94
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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