• Short Summary

    CHARLIE GROSSKOST OF FRANCE WON THE FIRST STAGE OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE CYCLE CLASSIC FROM VITTEL, EASTERN FRANCE, TO ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE TODAY (FRIDAY) WEARING THE YELLOW JERSEY HE WON DURING LAST NIGHT'S PRELIMINARY TIME TRIAL IN VITTEL.

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    CHARLIE GROSSKOST OF FRANCE WON THE FIRST STAGE OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE CYCLE CLASSIC FROM VITTEL, EASTERN FRANCE, TO ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE TODAY (FRIDAY) WEARING THE YELLOW JERSEY HE WON DURING LAST NIGHT'S PRELIMINARY TIME TRIAL IN VITTEL. HIS VICTORY TODAY MEANS HE CAN RETAIN THE JERSEY AS OVERALL RACE LEADER.

    THE 24-YEAR-OLE GROSSKOST, FROM STRASBOURG, COVERED THE 189 KILOMETRES (117.5 MILES) OF TODAY'S FIRST STAGE IN 4 HOURS 34 MINUTES AND 51 SECONDS. GROSSKOST HAS BEEN IN TREMENDOUS FORM THIS YEAR, WINNING THE PRELIMINARY TIME TRIALS IN THE PARIS-NICE AND TOUR OF ITALY CYCLE RACES AND PULVERISING THE TRACK RECORD IN WINNING THE FRENCH PURSUIT CHAMPIONSHIP IN PARIS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9UBCYGC51MFTKS8C3MN1NKYH5
    Media URN:
    VLVA9UBCYGC51MFTKS8C3MN1NKYH5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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