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    IN THE TWO-DAY SWIMMING INTERNATIONAL AT BLACKPOOL, BRITAIN BEAT HUNGARY BY 19 POINTS. THE BRITISH?

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    IN THE TWO-DAY SWIMMING INTERNATIONAL AT BLACKPOOL, BRITAIN BEAT HUNGARY BY 19 POINTS. THE BRITISH TEAM IS UNBEATEN AT HOME AND HUNGARY IS THE SIXTH COUNTRY THE TEAM HAS DEFEAT IN THREE MONTHS.

    FOR BRITAIN, A GOOD OMEN FOR THE OLYMPICS FOLLOWING THEIR EARLIER SUCCESS OVER SWEDEN, WEST GERMANY, ITALY, FRANCE AND HOLLAND.

    MOST SPECTACULAR FINISH IN THE LAST INTERNATIONAL OF THE SEASON - BOBBY McGREGOR IN THE 110 YARDS FREESTYLE. HE HAD TEN YARDS TO GO AND THEN STREAKED UP ALMOST TWO YARDS BEHIND TO OVERTAKE DOBAI, THE HUNGARIAN CHAMPION. BUT A SLOW FIRST LENGTH RUINED THE CHANCES OF ANOTHER RECORD. HIS 55.0 SECONDS WAS A SECOND OUTSIDE HIS BEST. IN FIVE CONSECUTIVE PREVIOUS SWIMS IN THIS POOL SINCE MID-JULY, HE HAD BROKEN THE WORLD'S 110 YARDS FREE-STYLE RECORD THREE TIMES OFFICIALLY, ONCE UNOFFICIALLY IN YESTERDAY'S RELAY, AND EQUALLED IT ONCE.

    IN THE WOMEN'S 110 YARDS BUTTERFLY - A WIN FOR GWENDA PHILLIPS OF BRITAIN IN 1 MIN 10.3 SECS; AND JUDY GEGAN (UK) WAS SECOND. IN THE MEN'S 220 YARDS BACK-STROKE J. SCIKANY OF HUNGARY WAS FIRST IN 2 MINS. 20.4 SECS; G. KOSZTOLANCZY OF HUNGARY WAS SECOND.

    FINAL SCORE BRITAIN 143. HUNGARY 124.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA0XQJLN78IF2K1SPE6CDC79U6
    Media URN:
    VLVAA0XQJLN78IF2K1SPE6CDC79U6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1963
    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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