• Short Summary

    DON SCHOLLANDER OF THE UNITED STATES, FOUR TIMES OLYMPIC WINNER IN THE TOKYO GAMES, FOUGHT A CLOSE BATTLE WITH RUSSIAN RIVALLEONID ILIECHOV, TO WIN THE MEN'S 200 METRES FREESTYLE FINALS AT THE MEXICAN PRE-OLYMPICS ON THURSDAY (26 OCTOBER).

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    DON SCHOLLANDER OF THE UNITED STATES, FOUR TIMES OLYMPIC WINNER IN THE TOKYO GAMES, FOUGHT A CLOSE BATTLE WITH RUSSIAN RIVALLEONID ILIECHOV, TO WIN THE MEN'S 200 METRES FREESTYLE FINALS AT THE MEXICAN PRE-OLYMPICS ON THURSDAY (26 OCTOBER).

    SCHOLLANDER ONLY GOT HOME BY A TOUCH IN A MEXICAN ALL-COMERS RECORD OF 1.59. IMMEDIATELY AFTER RECEIVING HIS MEDAL HE SWAM IN THE 4 BY 100 METRES FREESTYLE RELAY TO COLLECT HIS THIRD GOLD MEDAL.

    BUT SCHOLLANDER WHO IS 21-YEARS-OLD, EXPECTS TO RETIRE AFTER NEXT YEAR'S OLYMPICS. HE SAID AFTER RECEIVING HIS SECOND AND THIRD GOLDS: "I WILL BE TOO OLD AFTER THE NEXT OLYMPICS AND I WANT TO CONCENTRATE ON A CAREER."
    SABINE STEINBACH BROUGHT EAST GERMANY THEIR SECOND SWIMMING GOLD WHEN SHE WON THE WOMEN'S 200 METRES BACK-STROKE IN A TIME OF 2 MINUTES 32.8 SECONDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAKUVR2HY8ARXTGI4AZ81EAJM6
    Media URN:
    VLVAAKUVR2HY8ARXTGI4AZ81EAJM6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1967
    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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