• Short Summary

    A new world swimming record in the 200-metres free style - in two minutes, 02.3 seconds by Tsuyoshi Yamanaka of Japan at Tokyo's Meiji Shrine Swimming Pool.

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    A new world swimming record in the 200-metres free style - in two minutes, 02.3 seconds by Tsuyoshi Yamanaka of Japan at Tokyo's Meiji Shrine Swimming Pool.

    And in the 1500 - metres free style, another world record by Murray Rose of Australia in 17 minutes, 46.5 seconds. Yamanaka was second.

    About 12,000 fans watched the races by Japanese and American swimmers during their three-day contest. It was their fifth meeting aimed at fostering friendly relations between both countries. The Australian Murray Rose was a guest of the 17-strong U.S. team.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABXNMHJHG5SY53CGKF87UQ1H1A
    Media URN:
    VLVABXNMHJHG5SY53CGKF87UQ1H1A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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