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    Berne, Switzerland: GV Start of 5,000 metres race at Berne. SV Crowd. CU Kutz, Russia, well in lead. BV Field - Zatopek in 2nd place, Chataway about 7th. GV Crowd. CU Pan Zatopek followed by Chataway. TV Russian Kutz winning easily. SV Crowd. applaud as Chataway overtakes Zatopek. TV Chataway finishing 2nd & Zatopek finishing 3rd. Pan V Thelma Hopkins winning high jump. Pan V Start of 1500 metres - with Bannister last. Pan V Runners. GV Crowd. Pan V Runners - Bannister in middle of field. FV Runners towards. CU Type watching. SV Pan Bannister moving up. Shot Crowd waving Union Jack as Bannister overtakes Nielsen. SV Bannister in lead followed by Nielsen. TV Bannister winning race for G.B.



    SWITZERLAND & ENGLAND: BRITAIN 2nd IN EUROPEAN GAMES. Berne:- Bannister and Chataway among the men and Jean Desforges and Thelma Hopkins among the women, gain renown at Berne. Berne, Heath Row, Switzerland & England SV Athletes, including Chataway walking towards. CU Thelma Hopkins, High Jump gold Medallist, towards. CU Pan Jean Desforges holding medal.



    GOOD SCENES.



    GV Elizabeth an plane taxi-ing on tarmac. SV Athletes leaving plane. SCU Pan Jean Desforges. SV Jean posing with other athletes. SCU Chataway & Johnson posing.



    Personalities - Sport; Athletics; Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister (b. 1929), Switzerland; Christopher John Chataway (b. 1931)




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    Berne

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAIU710AWMZIS8OJBPEW8X0615
    Media URN:
    VLVAAIU710AWMZIS8OJBPEW8X0615
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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