• Short Summary

    A CANADIAN, BILL CROTHERS, TODAY (SATURDAY) WON THE INVITATION MILE EVENT HELD DURING AN INTERNATIONAL ATHLETIC MATCH BETWEEN WEST GERMANY AND GREAT BRITAIN.

  • Description

    1.
    SLV COMPETITORS LINED UP FOR START
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    2.
    SV DITTO (NO 2 BILL CROTHERS, CANADA)
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    3.
    GTV START PAN WITH HARVEY (LONDON) TAKING THE LEAD FOLLOWED BY HALL (LANCASHIRE) FOLLOWED BY BILL CROTHERS. (CROTHERS OVERTAKEN BY NO. 4, KEELING (SHEFFIELD). KEELING TAKES LEAD AT END OF FIRST LAP IN 60.6 SECONDS)
    1.09

    4.
    CV LEADERS
    1.12

    5.
    GV PAN KEELING & HARVEY LEADING FIELD
    1.15

    6.
    CV LAST LAP-BRYAN TAKES LEAD FROM HALL
    1.18

    7.
    LV BRYAN IN LEAD WITH CROTHERS IN THIRD PLACE. CROTHERS STORMS HOME WINNER WITH HALL SECOND
    1.55

    8.
    CV CROTHERS RECOVERING BREATH
    2.00



    Initials AA/B-V/JF/SGM


    EDITORS: NOT MORE THAN 2 MINUTES OF ANY ONE DAY'S COVERAGE TO BE USED IN NEWS PROGRAMMES ONLY.
    SPORT: ATHLETICS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A CANADIAN, BILL CROTHERS, TODAY (SATURDAY) WON THE INVITATION MILE EVENT HELD DURING AN INTERNATIONAL ATHLETIC MATCH BETWEEN WEST GERMANY AND GREAT BRITAIN.THE TWO-DAY MATCH FINISHED WITH HONOURS EVEN: THE WEST GERMAN MEN'S TEAM WINNING WITH 109 POINTS AGAINST BRITAIN'S 101, AND THE BRITISH WOMEN BEATING THE GERMAN TEAM BY 75 1/2 TO 63 1/2.

    A CROWD OF SOME 10,000 IN SUNNY BUT GUSTY WEATHER WATCHED THE INVITATION MILE EVENT.HARVEY, A LONDONER, LED THE FIELD THROUGH THE FIRST LAP IN 60.6 SECONDS.THE LANKY DESPECTACLED CANADIAN WAS ALWAYS WELL UP WITH THE LEADERS BUT HELD BACK FROM THE FRONT UNTIL THE LAST 80 YARDS.HE THEN SHOWED TREMENDOUS FINISHING SPEED, STORMING PAST HALL TO CROSS THE LINE FIRST IN 4 MINUTES 6.5 SECONDS.HALL WAS SECOND IN 4 MINUTES 7.2 SECONDS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABBC3R7620HJ7LXJYPJAU2V94Q
    Media URN:
    VLVABBC3R7620HJ7LXJYPJAU2V94Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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