• Short Summary

    AT THE LITTLE OLYMPICS IN MEXICO CITY ON TUESDAY, CHEMELIO OF ITALY WON THE SEMI-FINAL OF THE 4000 METRE CYCLING PURSUIT RACE.

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    AT THE LITTLE OLYMPICS IN MEXICO CITY ON TUESDAY, CHEMELIO OF ITALY WON THE SEMI-FINAL OF THE 4000 METRE CYCLING PURSUIT RACE.

    THE CYCLING PURSUIT RACE HAS ONLY TWO CONTESTANTS, THE TWO CYCLISTS ARE PLACED AT OPPOSITE ENDS OF THE 400 METRE OVAL TRACK AND THE FIRST MAN TO COMPLETE 10 LAPS OF THE CIRCUIT WINS THE RACE.

    THIS RACE, BETWEEN CIPRIANO CHEMELIO OF ITALY AND BERNARD DARMET OF FRANCE, WAS ONE OF THE CLOSEST RACES SO FAR IN THE LITTLE OLYMPICS. CHEMELIO WON IN A TIME OF 5 MINUTES, 4.5 SECONDS, DARMET WAS JUST FOUR TENTHS OF A SECOND BEHIND WITH A TIME OF 5 MINUTES, 4.9 SECONDS.

    THE SEVEN DAY MEETING IS BEING STAGED TO GIVE VISITING ATHLETES AND THEIR TRAINERS AND DOCTORS A CHANCE TO CHECK THE EFFECTS OF ALTITUDE ON THE COMPETITORS. THE 1968 OLYMPIC GAMES ARE TO BE HELD IN MEXICO CITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAFRKT61ECJD71GLEEJKJ77C8A
    Media URN:
    VLVAAFRKT61ECJD71GLEEJKJ77C8A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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