• Short Summary

    The Commonwealth Games -- and on Tuesday (8 August) the duel continued between Canada and Australia, who are both at the top of the gold medal table.

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    The Commonwealth Games -- and on Tuesday (8 August) the duel continued between Canada and Australia, who are both at the top of the gold medal table. In the fourth day of the games, Canada's Russell Prior won a gold medal in the heavyweight weightlifting by raising 197-point-five kilogrammes. Jean-Mark Cardinal, also of Canada, won the super-heavy-weightlifting event. Canada got a third gold medal with Dan Thompson's convincing win in the men's 100 metres butterfly with a time of 55-point-04 second, a new Commonwealth Games record. Then it was Australia's turn with Michelle Ford winning the women's 200 metres butterfly final. This report by the BBC's David Vine and Alan Weeks.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABQY8GUO9QKA0NEQEA2T8TGIII
    Media URN:
    VLVABQY8GUO9QKA0NEQEA2T8TGIII
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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