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    A six-day cycle race is currently being held at the new Sport's Palace in Rotterdam.

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    A six-day cycle race is currently being held at the new Sport's Palace in Rotterdam.

    The event began late on Thursday night (20th Jan) and will continue until Wednesday (26th Jan).

    Taking part are competitors from Holland, West Germany, Australia, France, Belgium, Switzerland and the United States.

    The competitors team up in pairs for the event.

    There was an atmosphere of carnival for the beginning of the race, with a "carnival prince" arriving to the accompaniment of a traditional Dutch band.

    SYNOPSIS: A carnival atmosphere in Rotterdam's new Sports Palace on Thursday. A "carnival prince" ???as accompanied into the stadium by a traditional Dutch band. The occasion was the start of the six-day cycle event attracting riders from many parts of the world.

    A few of the cyclists took part in trial runs around the track before the official start of the race. The competitors are taking part in teams of two.

    Those taking part come from Holland, West Germany, Australia, France, Belgium, Switzerland and the United States.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC2P3NFTWT5IUJUVN45Q96YSKQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAC2P3NFTWT5IUJUVN45Q96YSKQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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