• Short Summary

    JAMAICAN-BORN LOUIS MARTIN TODAY (SATURDAY) GAINED A VICTORY HE HAS BEEN AFTER SINCE THE MEXICAN OLYMPICS EARLIER THIS YEAR.

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    JAMAICAN-BORN LOUIS MARTIN TODAY (SATURDAY) GAINED A VICTORY HE HAS BEEN AFTER SINCE THE MEXICAN OLYMPICS EARLIER THIS YEAR. IN THE MIDDLE-HEAVYWEIGHT WEIGHTLIFTING MATCH IN LONDON HE OUT-LIFTED POLAND'S MAREK GOLAB, WHO BEAT HIM FOR THE BRONZE MEDAL IN MEXICO.

    LOUIS MARTIN, WHO HAS BEEN MID-HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WORLD FOUR TIMES AND BRITISH CHAMPION TEN TIMES SINCE 1959, IS A 31-YEAR-OLD ELECTRICIAN. HE WON A SILVER MEDAL IN THE TOKYO OLYMPICS AND A BRONZE IN ROME. IN TODAY'S INTERNATIONAL MATCH HE SET A CUMULATIVE BRITISH RECORD OF 1079 3/4 LBS (486.52 KGS), LIFTS 5 ???? LBS (2.48 KGS) BETTER THAN HIS OWN PREVIOUS BEST LIFTED AT TEHERAN IN 1965. MARTIN IS 5 FT II INCHES TALL AND WEIGHS 14 STONE. (1 METRE 80 CMS AND 88 KGS).

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAGZAXG6YF6IROL96LITTMMDDC
    Media URN:
    VLVAAGZAXG6YF6IROL96LITTMMDDC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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