• Short Summary

    WILLIAM ADCOCKS OF BRITAIN SET UP A NEW EUROPEAN BEST PERFORMANCE FOR THE MARATHON IN EAST GERMANY YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    WILLIAM ADCOCKS OF BRITAIN SET UP A NEW EUROPEAN BEST PERFORMANCE FOR THE MARATHON IN EAST GERMANY YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).

    ADCOCK'S WINNING TIME FOR THE 42.192 KILOMETRES (26 MILES 385 YARDS) WAS TWO HOURS 12 MINUTES AND 16.8 SECONDS. HE IMPROVED THE PREVIOUS BEST PERFORMANCE, SET UP BY BRITON ALISTAIR WOOD IN ABERDEEN, BY ONE MINUTE AND 28.2 SECONDS.

    ANOTHER BRITON, JOHN ALDER, WAS IN FOURTH POSITION, GIVING BRITAIN A WIN IN THE TEAM CLASSIFICATION.

    ATHLETES OF TWELVE EUROPEAN COUNTRIES TOOK PART IN YESTERDAY'S EVENT, HELD IN COLD AND RAINY WEATHER.

    IN ADDITION ADCOCK'S NEW EUROPEAN BEST PERFORMANCE, FIVE NATIONAL BEST PERFORMANCE WERE SET UP BY RUMANIAN, EAST GERMAN, HUNGARIAN, FINNISH AND SWISS COMPETITION.

    RUMANIA AND EAST GERMANY ALSO FINISHED SECOND AND THIRD RESPECTIVELY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACNTPDPXUI8OCD3PQSRNAFHSZ3
    Media URN:
    VLVACNTPDPXUI8OCD3PQSRNAFHSZ3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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