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    SHAY ELLIOTT OF DUBLIN, PRIDE OF THE IRISH, WON THE THIRD STAGE OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE - THE WORLD'S TOUGHEST CYCLING TEST - TODAY (TUESDAY).

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    SHAY ELLIOTT OF DUBLIN, PRIDE OF THE IRISH, WON THE THIRD STAGE OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE - THE WORLD'S TOUGHEST CYCLING TEST - TODAY (TUESDAY).HE SURVIVED TWO PUNCTURES TO GO ON TO WIN THE 136 MILES (218 KILOMETRES) THIRD STAGE FROM JAPANESE IN BELGIUM TO ROUBAIX IN FRANCE.HIS VICTORY ALSO SHOT HIM FROM 18TH OVERNIGHT TO NUMBER ONE AND TOMORROW HE WILL WEAR THE LEADER'S COVETED YELLOW JERSEY.

    ELLIOTT'S OVERALL TIME AT THE END OF THE THIRD STAGE WAS 14 HOURS 34 MINUTES 50 SECONDS.IN SECOND PLACE OVERALL WAS HENRY ANGLADE OF FRANCE AND THIRD, GUILLANCE VAN TONGERLOO OF BELGIUM.

    THE 29-YEAR-OLD IRISHMAN RODE SUPERBLY THROUGH THE COUNTRYSIDE HE KNOWS SO WELL.FOR ELLIOTT TRAINS ON THESE ROADS WITH WORLD CHAMPION JEAN STABLINSKI OF FRANCE WHO AT THE FINISH AT ROUBAIX WAS 6TH IN OVERALL PLACINGS.ELLIOTT MADE HIS LONE DASH TO VICTORY WITH SOME FOUR MILES TO GO.

    RAIN MADE THE ROUGH COBBLESTONES ALONG THE ROUTE EVEN MORE DANGEROUS AND THERE WERE A NUMBER OF CRASHES.BALMAMION OF ITALY WAS ONE OF THE EARLY VICTIMS.HE WAS TREATED FOR A CUT HEAD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACUO4N3KU74RI8X8RFXEIN29B1
    Media URN:
    VLVACUO4N3KU74RI8X8RFXEIN29B1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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