• Short Summary

    TWO SWIMMERS FROM THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC WERE YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) PROCLAIMED CO-WINNERS OF THE TENTH WORLD LONG-DISTANCE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP FROM CAPRI TO NAPLES, 20 MILES (33 KILOMETRES).

  • Description

    1.
    GV START OF MARATHON, SWIMMERS ENTER WATER.
    0.15

    2.
    GV SECOND GROUP OF SWIMMERS ENTER WATER.
    0.30

    3.
    LV AT SEA - SWIMMERS IN WATER.
    0.35

    4.
    MV TWO SWIMMERS IN THE WATER.
    0.41

    5.
    SV TWO SWIMMERS SWIM ALONGSIDE SHIP.
    0.46

    6.
    CV DITTO.
    0.54

    7.
    GV OTHER SWIMMERS.
    1.00

    8.
    GV THE SHORES OF NAPLES.
    1.09

    9.
    GV THREE EGYPTIAN SWIMMERS IN LEAD FINISH RACE, WINNER IS HELPED OUT OF WATER.
    1.37

    10.
    CV WINNER.
    1.41

    11.
    GV FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD MEN WALK THROUGH CHEERING CROWDS.
    1.55



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    SPORT: SWIMMING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TWO SWIMMERS FROM THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC WERE YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) PROCLAIMED CO-WINNERS OF THE TENTH WORLD LONG-DISTANCE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP FROM CAPRI TO NAPLES, 20 MILES (33 KILOMETRES).

    JUDGES FIRST ANNOUNCED THAT MOHAMMED ALY WAS THE WINNER, BUT OVER AN HOUR AFTER THE FINISH THE JURY DECLARED THAT HE AND ABDEL KEIF HAD WON TOGETHER WITH THE SAME TIME -- 8 HOURS, 49 MINUTES, 53 SECONDS.

    THE TWO WINNERS AND A THIRD EGYPTIAN, NABIL EL SHAZLY, HAD PLOUGHED ACROSS A CHOPPY GULF OF NAPLES BUNCHED CLOSELY AND ALL FINISHED EXACTLY TOGETHER, BUT EL SHAZLY, THE ONLY AMATEUR OF THE TRIO, HAD STARTED OUT FROM CAPRI FIVE MINUTES EARLIER AND THUS ENDED WITH A FIVE-MINUTE HANDICAP.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABB1GOJI3HHG7S3SHAR0LB5M1N
    Media URN:
    VLVABB1GOJI3HHG7S3SHAR0LB5M1N
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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