• Short Summary

    The 14th International Track and Field Military Championship gathered in Athens tens of athletes from the Armed Forces of ten countries among which are France, Holland, Germany (W), Austria, UAR, Turkey, Iraq, Luxemburg, Belgium, etc.

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    1.
    ONE HPS Crowds arriving at Olympic Stadium.


    2.
    Greek Premier Karamanlis arriving at the Stadium.


    3.
    Girls in local costumes getting ready for the lighting of the symbolic flame.


    4.
    The runner brings the flame in the Stadium.


    5.
    The parade of the athletes participating in the Competition.


    6.
    The various representations parading with their flags: Germany, Austria, France, Holland, etc.


    7.
    The swearing in ceremony.


    1.
    TWO HP3 Two shots of starting off of 100 metres flat, won by Lagorge (Fr.) in 10"7


    2.
    Hop, step and jump, won by Batista 15 m.66.


    3.
    110 m. hurdles starting off won by Jon (Germany) in 14"8


    4.
    Shots of shot put, won by Alfard (France) with 15 m 93


    5.
    Starting and ending of the 400 m.flat won by Sillys (Greece) in 48"7.


    6.
    Flags of the participating countries flying over the Stadium.




    Initials


    SPORT: ATHLETICS
    Please cut off some false starting in the 100 m flat and 110 hurdles.
    We shot the Games, for there are more than three countries in the list of BCINA's clients.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The 14th International Track and Field Military Championship gathered in Athens tens of athletes from the Armed Forces of ten countries among which are France, Holland, Germany (W), Austria, UAR, Turkey, Iraq, Luxemburg, Belgium, etc. Thousands of Sport fans attended at the opening ceremony of the first day's games at the Olympic Stadium of Athens applausing and cheering the winners of the military championship competition.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA8MAPXMA9YBFLAZMBIX10RY18
    Media URN:
    VLVAA8MAPXMA9YBFLAZMBIX10RY18
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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