• Short Summary

    STANISLAV SHEPEL (USSR) RETAINED HIS OVERALL LEAD IN THE TOUR OF BRITAIN CYCLE RACE TODAY WHEN THE SEVENTH STAGE ENDED.

  • Description

    STANISLAV SHEPEL (USSR) RETAINED HIS OVERALL LEAD IN THE TOUR OF BRITAIN CYCLE RACE TODAY WHEN THE SEVENTH STAGE ENDED. THE STAGE ITSELF WAS WON BY BRITAIN'S MIKE COWLEY.

    THE SEVENTH STAGE OF THE 1,500-MILE (2,414 KILOMETRES) RACE WAS FROM HOVE TO SWINDON, A DISTANCE OF 100 MILES (160 KILOMETRES). SIX COUNTRIES ARE TAKING PART: BRITAIN, CANADA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, POLAND, SWITZERLAND AND THE USSR.

    THE RACE IS POPULARLY KNOWN AS "THE MILK RACE," BECAUSE IT IS SPONSORED BY BRITAIN'S MILK MARKETING BOARD. IT ENDS ON JUNE 11. WINNER WILL RECEIVE PRIZE 300 STERLING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC5NO4V59E6DFT0S849I76KHXX
    Media URN:
    VLVAC5NO4V59E6DFT0S849I76KHXX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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