• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT. TOTTENHAM MUNICIPAL HALL
    0.05

    2.
    GV & SV M. GOLAB (POLAND) SUCCESSFULLY LIFTING 330LBS IN SECOND ATTEMPT OF PRESS
    0.17

    3.
    GV CROWD APPLAUD
    0.21

    4.
    SV ZOOM IN TO CU LOUIS MARTIN PUTTING RESIN ON HIS HANDS
    0.26

    5.
    SV & CU LOUIS MARTIN SUCCESSFULLY LIFTING 358 LBS
    0.40

    6.
    GV CROWD APPLAUD
    0.42

    7.
    CU SCOREBOARD
    0.43

    8.
    SV GOLAB SUCCESSFULLY LIFTING 374 3/4 LBS IN THE JACK EVENT
    0.57

    9.
    GV CROWD
    1.01

    10.
    SCU MARTIN LIFTING BARBELL
    1.07

    11.
    CU MEMBER OF AUDIENCE
    1.08

    12.
    GV MARTIN LIFTING 413 3/4 LBS IN THE JACK EVENT
    1.15

    13.
    GV CROWD APPLAUD
    1.18

    14.
    GV SCOREBOARD (MARTIN 1079; GOLAB 1002)
    1.22



    Initials LD/V/BOB/PC



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    Background: 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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  • Data

    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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