• Short Summary

    AT AN INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING TOURNAMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN WHICH OPENED AT CARDIFF TONIGHT (FRIDAY), THE UNITED STATES SWIMMERS EMERGED THE CLEAR LEADERS AFTER THE FIRST NIGHT BE EIGHTY TWO POINTS TO BRITAIN'S FORTY EIGHT.

  • Description

    AT AN INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING TOURNAMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN WHICH OPENED AT CARDIFF TONIGHT (FRIDAY), THE UNITED STATES SWIMMERS EMERGED THE CLEAR LEADERS AFTER THE FIRST NIGHT BE EIGHTY TWO POINTS TO BRITAIN'S FORTY EIGHT.

    THE UNITED STATES GAINED A CLEAR WIN OVER BRITAIN IN THE 110 YARDS MEN'S FREESTYLE WHEN THE BRITISH RECORD HOLDER, BOB LORD COULD MANAGE TO HOLD ONLY THIRD PLACE.THE RACE WAS WON BY THE AMERICAN, BOB HOAG AND ANOTHER AMERICAN, RICKY GIRDLER WAS SECOND.

    IN THE WOMEN'S 110 YARDS FREESTYLE THE UNITED STATES SWIMMER LILLIAN WATSON BEAT P.SILLETT, BRITAIN, AND JEAN HALLOCK, AMERICA, IN ONE MINUTE TWO SECONDS.FOURTH WAS S.THOMPSON, BRITAIN.

    THE FOURTEEN YEAR OLD AMERICAN STUDENT PATTY CARETTO BROKE THE WORLD RECORD FOR THE 1,650 YARDS FREESTYLE WITH A TIME OF 18 MINUTES 51.1 SECONDS, BEATING THE AUSTRALIAN SWIMMER ILSE KONRAD'S TIME BY MORE THAN 36 SECONDS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAVWVTXCI4ASJETVNFGGAL836D
    Media URN:
    VLVAAVWVTXCI4ASJETVNFGGAL836D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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