• Short Summary

    RAYMOND POULIDOR, THE 29 YEAR-OLD FRENCHMAN FAVOURED TO WIN THIS YEAR'S TOUR DE FRANCE CYCLING RACE, WON YESTERDAY'S (SATURDAY'S) TIME TRIAL DURING THE FIFTH STAGE ENDING AT CHATEAULIN IN BRITTANY.

  • Description

    RAYMOND POULIDOR, THE 29 YEAR-OLD FRENCHMAN FAVOURED TO WIN THIS YEAR'S TOUR DE FRANCE CYCLING RACE, WON YESTERDAY'S (SATURDAY'S) TIME TRIAL DURING THE FIFTH STAGE ENDING AT CHATEAULIN IN BRITTANY.

    POULIDOR'S VICTORY IN THE TIME TRIAL PUTS HIM IN FIFTH PLACE IN THE OVERALL CLASSIFICATION.THE TOUR ENDS IN PARIS ON JULY 14.THERE ARE 16 STAGES AND A COUPLE OF THOUSAND MILES STILL TO GO.

    POULIDOR BECAME FAVOURITE WHEN JACQUES ANQUETIL OF FRANCE, FIVE TIMES TOUR WINNER AND THE WORLD'S GREATEST TIME TRIALIST, DECIDED TO MISS THE RACE TO CONCENTRATE ON OTHER EVENTS.

    THE TOUR, THE WORLD'S TOUGHEST CYCLE RACE, SET OUT FROM COLOGNE IN WEST GERMANY ON TUESDAY AND CONTINUED THROUGH BELGIUM.NEXT SATURDAY IS REST DAY....IN BARCELONA, SPAIN.FOR SPECTATORS, THE TOUR LOOKS LIKE A CARNIVAL.BUT IT IS NOT FOR THE COMPETITORS, WHO FOR THREE WEEKS, SPEND AN AVERAGE OF SIX HOURS A DAY IN THE SADDLE, AND HAVE FOOD AND DRINK THRUST AT THEM BY OFFICIALS IN CARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACCB0ERXMZCSZGJ7GCS7YXHZ10
    Media URN:
    VLVACCB0ERXMZCSZGJ7GCS7YXHZ10
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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