• Short Summary

    GENNADY KHLYSTOV OF THE SOVIET UNION ON SATURDAY WON THE MARTINI INTERNATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY RACE ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF BRUSSELS.

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    GENNADY KHLYSTOV OF THE SOVIET UNION ON SATURDAY WON THE MARTINI INTERNATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY RACE ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF BRUSSELS. SECOND WAS MUKARREM DALKILIC OF TURKEY, AND THIRD, MIKE TAGG OF BRITAIN.

    GENNADY KHLYSTOV, WHO IS ONLY 21, COVERED THE 10.5 KILOMETRE COURSE (6 1/2 MILES) IN 33 MINUTES 59 SECS. SEVEN SECONDS CAME THE TURKISH RUNNER IN 34 MINUTES 6 SECONDS.

    SEVENTY RUNNERS FROM 21 COUNTRIES COMPETED IN THE RACE. THEY CAME FROM WEST GERMANY, SPAIN, ENGLAND, NORTHERN IRELAND, NETHERLANDS, SWEDEN, TURKEY, AUSTRIA, THE UNITED STATES, SCOTLAND, MOROCCO, PORTUGAL, SWITZERLAND, THE SOVIET UNION, EIRE, FINLAND, WALES, NORWAY, RUMANIA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND BELGIUM.

    THIS YEAR'S EVENT WAS RUN IN DIFFICULT CONDITIONS. RAIN, SLUSHY SNOW AND A BITING WIND ADDED TO THE COMPETITORS' PROBLEMS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABHCAFAVAOA65NPY5PNV7QM03O
    Media URN:
    VLVABHCAFAVAOA65NPY5PNV7QM03O
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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