• Short Summary

    IN PARIS, THE FRENCH ATHLETE MICHEL JAZY TONIGHT (FRIDAY) SET A NEW EUROPEAN RECORD FOR THE 5,000 METRES.

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    IN PARIS, THE FRENCH ATHLETE MICHEL JAZY TONIGHT (FRIDAY) SET A NEW EUROPEAN RECORD FOR THE 5,000 METRES.HIS TIME WAS 13 MINUTES 29 SECONDS - 5.4 SECONDS BETTER THAN THE PREVIOUS RECORD HE SET LAST SUNDAY, BUT 3.2 SECONDS OUTSIDE THE NEW WORLD RECORD TIME SET BY THE AUSTRALIAN RON CLARKE IN LOS ANGELES LAST WEEK.

    ON WEDNESDAY, AT AN ATHLETIC MEETING AT RENNES IN FRANCE, JAZY SET A NEW WORLD RECORD FOR THE MILE, COVERING THE DISTANCE IN THREE MINUTES, 53.6 SECONDS.

    JAZY'S RECORD-BREAKING RUN TONIGHT WAS HIS SIXTH RACE IN NINE DAYS.FOR THE FIRST FEW LAPS JAZY STAYED AMONG THE FIRST FOUR RUNNERS.AFTER 2,000 METRES, JAZY AND THE BELGIUM RUNNER EUGENE ALLONSIUS HAD EXTENDED THEIR LEAD OVER THE REST OF THE FIELD TO FIFTY METRES (55 YARDS).AT THE 3,000 METRES MARK, JAZY TOOK OVER THE LEAD AND DREW FURTHER AHEAD OF THE FIELD TO THE END.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA71SSSKZWFIA3L8QBY64DYHEW
    Media URN:
    VLVAA71SSSKZWFIA3L8QBY64DYHEW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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