• Short Summary

    KENYA'S ACE SPRINTER SERAPHINO ANTAO SWEPT TO VICTORY IN THE BLUE RIBAND TRACK EVENT -- THE MEN'S 100 YARDS SPRINT -- AT THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES IN PERTH ON SATURDAY.

  • Description


    3000 METRES STEEPLECHASE


    1.
    TV.START OF RACE.
    0.11

    2.
    LV.RESULTS BOARD, PAN TO RUNNERS OVER JUMP.
    0.18

    3.
    FRONT V..RUNNERS OVER JUMP, VINCENT (NO. 4 AUST) LEADING.
    0.27

    4.
    GV.CROWD.
    0.28

    5.
    SV.VINCENT PULLS AWAY TO WIN. FOLLOWED BY HERRIOTT (ENG.)
    0.30

    6.
    CU. NO. 4. ON GROUND WIPING FACE, WINNER VINCENT.
    0.41

    7.
    CU.RUNNER CARRIED AWA ON STRETCHER.
    0.45

    8.
    CU.VINCENT ON VICTORY ROSTRUM, CONGRATULATED BY HERRIOTT WITH BLACKNEY (AUST)
    0.51


    WOMEN'S 100 YARDS SEMI-FINALS (FIRST HEAT)


    9.
    LV.START OF RACE, DOROTHY HYMAN (ENGLAND) NEAREST CAMERA WINS.
    1.10

    10.
    LV PAN..START OF 2ND HEAT B.COX (AUST) DARK BLOUSE, WINS.
    1.24

    11.
    CU.RESULTS BOARD.
    1.27


    MEN'S 100 YARDS FINAL


    12.
    GV.START IN SLOW MOTION PAN LEFT TO RIGHT, ANTAO WINS.
    1.51


    SIX MILE RACE


    13.
    LV.FIELD, POWER (AUST) LEADING, KIDD (CANADA) WEARING CAP COMING UP BEHIND.
    2.00

    14.
    CU.FEET PASSING.
    2.03

    15.
    LV.RUNNER COLLAPSED FROM HEAT EXHAUSTION.
    2.06

    16.
    LV.ANOTHER RUNNER COLLAPSED.
    2.12

    17.
    LV.KIDD AHEAD OF POWER, TURNS INTO STRAIGHT, LAPPING ANOTHER RUNNER AS HE WINS.
    2.36

    18.
    SV.KIDD CONGRATULATED.
    2.42

    19.
    CU.POWER LOOKING DISTRESSED.
    2.48

    20.
    LV.KIDD BEING CONGRATULATED.
    2.57



    Initials PGR/A/JH/PB


    EDITORS PLEASE THAT NORMAL RESTRICTIONS OF OLYMPIC NEWSFILM APPLY TO THIS COVERAGE: NO MORE THAN THREE MINUTES OF COMMONWEALTH GAMES FILM MAY BE SHOWN AT ONE TIME. THERE MUST BE AN INTERVAL OF AT LEAST THREE HOURS BETWEEN SHOWINGS. THE MAXIMUM OF FILM TELECAST IN ANY ONE DAY MUST BE NINE MINUTES.
    SPORT: ATHLETICS

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    Background: KENYA'S ACE SPRINTER SERAPHINO ANTAO SWEPT TO VICTORY IN THE BLUE RIBAND TRACK EVENT -- THE MEN'S 100 YARDS SPRINT -- AT THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES IN PERTH ON SATURDAY. ANTAO SCORED A CLEAR-CUT WIN TO REGISTER 9.5 SEC FROM TOM ROBINSON OF THE BAHAMAS (9.6) WITH AUSTRALIA'S GARY HOLDSWORTH (9.6), THIRD.

    THE RACE WAS EXPECTED TO BE A DUEL BETWEEN ANTAO AND CANADA'S HARRY JEROME, CONSIDERED A HOT FAVOURITE. BUT JEROME PULLED A LEG MUSCLE DURING THE RACE AND DROPPED BACK TO FINISH A POOR LAST.

    AUSTRALIA SCORED A DOUBLE TRIUMPH IN THE 3,000-METRES STEEPLECHASE, WINNING BOTH THE GOLD AND BRONZE MEDALS. THE EVENT, RACED IN FIERCE, CENTURY-PLUS HEAT, WAS A GRUELLING SIX LAPS ROUND THE TRACK, EACH CIRCUIT TAKING IN FOUR HURDLES AND A WATER JUMP.

    AUSTRALIA'S TREVOR VINCENT ROMPED HOME AN EASY WINNER FROM MAURICE HERIOT OF ENGLAND WITH ANOTHER AUSTRALIAN, RON BLACKNEY, THIRD. VINCENT'S TIME OF 8 MINS. 43 SEC SET A GAMES RECORD. THE INTENSE HEAT WAS TOO MUCH FOR ONE OF THE RUNNERS, L. AMUKUN, OF UGANDA, WHO COLLAPSED AFTER THE RACE AND WAS CARRIED FROM THE ARENA ON A STRETCHER.

    IN A SEMI-FINAL OF THE WOMEN'S 100 YARDS SPRINT, BRITAIN'S FLEET-FOOTED DOROTHY HYMAN BURST INTO THE LEAD AT THE HALFWAY MARK TO WIN EASILY IN 10.7 SEC FROM GHANA'S C. BOATENG (10.9) AND D. ARDEN, OF ENGLAND (10.9).

    THE OTHER SEMI-FINAL SAW A VICTORY FOR AUSTRALIA'S BRENDA COX IN 10.9 SEC. SECOND WAS NEW ZEALAND'S D. PORTER (II) WITH B. MOORE OF ENGLAND (II) THIRD.

    MOST SPECTACULAR EVENT OF THE DAY WAS THE SIX-MILE RACE, A SEVERE TEST OF ENDURANCE IN THE BLISTERING HEAT. CANADA'S 19-YEAR-OLD BRUCE KIDD STRODE AWAY TO A CONVINCING WIN FROM VETERAN DAVER POWER OF AUSTRALIA AND WALES' J. MERRIMAN.

    DAVE POWER LED FOR MOST OF THE RACE AS SEVERAL RUNNERS DROPPED OUT SUFFERING FROM HEAT EXHAUSTION. BUT DURING THE FINAL LAP, KIDD, WEARING A WHITE CAP, GATHERED UP THE FIELD, OVERTOOK POWER, AND UNLEASED A DAZZLING FINISH. HIS TIME -- 28 MINS. 26.6 SECS -- CLIPPED 21.2 SECS OFF THE GAMES RECORD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADI14Z2ML40ARJSVNAYWUY7JWX
    Media URN:
    VLVADI14Z2ML40ARJSVNAYWUY7JWX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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