• Short Summary

    AMERICAN, FRENCH AND HUNGARIAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONS GAVE A THRILLING PERFORMANCE AT AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEST IN PARIS TODAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    LV MEN'S 100 METRES FREESTYLE START
    0.15

    2.
    SV CROWD
    0.16

    3.
    LV 2ND AND FINAL LENGTH TO FINISH, SAARI 1ST, GYULA DOBAI 2ND AND SIMONS OF FRANCE 3RD
    0.35

    4.
    CU WINNER AND SECOND
    0.38

    5.
    MC CROWD APPLAUD
    0.40

    6.
    LV START OF WOMEN'S 100 METRES BACKSTROKE
    1.16

    7.
    MV CROWD
    1.17

    8.
    LV 2ND LENGTH TO FINISH
    1.29

    9.
    CU FIRST AND SECOND, CHRISTINE CARON 1ST, FERGUSON 2ND AND BORIE OF FRANCE 3RD
    1.33

    10.
    MV CROWD APPLAUD
    1.35

    11.
    LV START OF MEN'S 1500 METRES FREESTYLE PAN UP CROWD
    1.47

    12.
    LV 1ST AND 2ND TURN AT 1330 METRES
    1.57

    13.
    LV CROWD
    1.59

    14.
    MV FINISH SAARI 1ST, KATONA 2ND PAN TO 1ST. AND 2ND SHAKE HANDS
    2.16

    15.
    LV CROWD APPLAUD
    2.20



    Initials JRG/S/BHH/PN


    SPORT: SWIMMING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AMERICAN, FRENCH AND HUNGARIAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONS GAVE A THRILLING PERFORMANCE AT AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEST IN PARIS TODAY (SUNDAY).

    IN THE MEN'S 100 METRES FREESTYLE, THE AMERICAN OLYMPIC STAR ROY SAARI CLOCKED 54.9 SECONDS, BEATING GYULA DOBAI OF HUNGARY BY POINT NINE SECOND.

    IN THE WOMEN'S 100 METRES BACKSTROKE, CHRISTINE CARON OF FRANCE - THE SILVER MEDALLIST AT THE OLYMPICS - WON IN A TIME OF 1 MINUTE 8.2 SECONDS.SHE SURPRISINGLY BEAT ANOTHER AMERICAN OLYMPIC STAR, CATHY FERGUSON WHO WON THE EVENT IN TOKYO.YESTERDAY, MISS CARON BEAT HER TOO, IN THE 200 METRES BACKSTROKE, AVENGING HER OLYMPIC REVERSE AGAIN, TO SET A EUROPEAN RECORD OF 2 MINUTES 28.8 SECONDS.HOWEVER MISS FERGUSON DID CARRY OFF TODAY THE 400 METRES INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY (IN 5:31.5) AND THE 400 METRES FREESTYLE (IN 4:56.5).

    IN THE MEN'S 1,500 METRES FREESTYLE, SAARI CLOCKED 17 MINUTES 59.5 SECONDS TO WIN - BUT IT WAS JUST OVER ONE MINUTE OUTSIDE HIS WORLD RECORD.JOSEPH KATONA OF HUNGARY, THE EUROPEAN HOLDER, WAS SECOND IN 18:03.5, GABORD CASABA OF HUNGARY WAS THIRD IN 18:18.7.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABMA083CASBHXZEAVVZXAKM3B4
    Media URN:
    VLVABMA083CASBHXZEAVVZXAKM3B4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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