• Short Summary

    BRITAIN LED POLAND BY A SLENDER MARGIN AT THE END OF THE FIRST DAY OF THEIR TWO DAY ATHLETICS MATCH AT WHITE CITY STADIUM, LONDON, TODAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    BRITAIN LED POLAND BY A SLENDER MARGIN AT THE END OF THE FIRST DAY OF THEIR TWO DAY ATHLETICS MATCH AT WHITE CITY STADIUM, LONDON, TODAY (SATURDAY). THE POINTS SCORE WAS: BRITISH MEN 31 POLISH MEN 30, BRITISH WOMEN 31 POLISH WOMEN 24.

    POLAND'S WORLD 100 METRES CO-RECORD HOLDER, IRENA SZEWINSKA, HAD AN EASY WIN IN THE WOMEN'S 100 METRES. SHE CLOCKED 11.6 SECONDS IN BEATING PEAT OF BRITAIN, NEIL OF BRITAIN AND SARNA OF POLAND, WHO FINISHED LAST. BUT BRITAIN FINISHED FIRST AND SECOND IN THE WOMEN'S 800 METRES EVENT. SHEILA TAYLOR FINISHED IN 2 MINUTES 7.1 SECONDS WITH PAT LOWE WELL BEHIND. KELAKEWSKA OF POLAND WAS THIRD WITH MASZEREK FOURTH.

    ALLAN RUSHMER OF BRITAIN PRODUCED A GOOD FINISHING BURST TO COAST TO VICTORY IN THE MEN'S 5- THOUSAND METRES. HE CLOCKED 14 MINUTES 2.8 SECONDS, WITH EDWARD STAWIARZ OF POLAND SECOND IN 14 MINUTES 5 SECONDS. MLECKZE OF POLAND WAS THIRD AND TAYLOR OF BRITAIN FOURTH. IN THE 200 METRES BALACHOWSKI OF POLAND WAS FIRST IN 21.5 SECONDS WITH STEAN OF BRITAIN SECOND AND BANCHORPE OF BRITAIN THIRD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABV1VVU45QM5BMV80IIQV6G8G7
    Media URN:
    VLVABV1VVU45QM5BMV80IIQV6G8G7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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