• Short Summary

    SEVERAL NOTABLE ATHLETES WERE IN ROME FOR AN AMATEUR MEETING AND WERE INTERVIEWED BY VISNEWS. JOHN WALKER, THE NEW ZEALAND MILER WAS ASKED HIS OPINION ON THE DECISION TO ALLOW ATHLETES TO RETAIN AMATEUR STATUS AND STILL BE PAID BY ADVERTISERS. HE ALSO COMMENTED ON ATTEMPTED AFRICAN BAN ON N.Z. ATHLETES FOLLOWING THE SPRINGBOK RUGBY TOUR, HIS EXPECTATIONS AT THIS MEETING, HOW HIS TRAINING WAS GOING AND HOW LONG HE EXPECTS TO CARRY ON IN ATHLETICS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV's John Walker talking to reporter (reporter not in picture) & CU's of Walker.
    71 ft




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    Background: SEVERAL NOTABLE ATHLETES WERE IN ROME FOR AN AMATEUR MEETING AND WERE INTERVIEWED BY VISNEWS. JOHN WALKER, THE NEW ZEALAND MILER WAS ASKED HIS OPINION ON THE DECISION TO ALLOW ATHLETES TO RETAIN AMATEUR STATUS AND STILL BE PAID BY ADVERTISERS. HE ALSO COMMENTED ON ATTEMPTED AFRICAN BAN ON N.Z. ATHLETES FOLLOWING THE SPRINGBOK RUGBY TOUR, HIS EXPECTATIONS AT THIS MEETING, HOW HIS TRAINING WAS GOING AND HOW LONG HE EXPECTS TO CARRY ON IN ATHLETICS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABEANAMM65H1P88QS7HL5LSD0W
    Media URN:
    VLVABEANAMM65H1P88QS7HL5LSD0W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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