• Short Summary

    The winner of the Wang Sydney marathon on June 12 was Ron Tabb, from the United States, whose time was two hours, 10 minutes 53 seconds.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Wheelchair athletes start race (2 shots)
    0.08

    2.
    SV & GV Running athletes get starter's gun (3 shots)
    0.19

    3.
    GV Runners in streets
    0.22

    4.
    SV PAN Wheelchair competitors
    0.26

    5.
    GV Hundreds of runners on harbour bridge
    0.29

    6.
    SV Cliff Young stops for drink with others
    0.36

    7.
    SV TRACKING SHOT Dave Edge running
    0.41

    8.
    SV Laurie Whitty runs
    0.47

    9.
    SVs Ron Tabb leads race (3 shots)
    0.57

    10.
    GV Tabb enters stadium and crosses finish line (2 shots)
    1.05

    11.
    SV Dean Matthews from US finishes followed by an Australian
    1.11

    12.
    SV First woman finisher, Annick Loir-Lebreton, from France, crosses finishing line
    1.14

    13.
    SV STILL Cliff Young
    1.22




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    SPORT: ATHLETICS
    NOTE TO EDITORS: THIS STORY HAS OCCASIONAL COMMENTARY BY A CHANNEL 10 REPORTER WHICH MAY BE USED IF REQUIRED.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The winner of the Wang Sydney marathon on June 12 was Ron Tabb, from the United States, whose time was two hours, 10 minutes 53 seconds. Over 2,600 runners started the race in the city's north side, including several dozen wheelchair competitors. The route took all contestants over the harbour bridge and down along the beach. Britain's David Murphy, who led for much of the race finished in second place. with Canadian David Edge taking third place. One Australian who did not take part in the 42.5 kilometre (26 mile) race was Robert de Castella, who dropped out to concentrate on his training for the Helsinki world titles in August. Tabb's finishing time was nearly two minutes outside his record personal best of two hours nine minutes. The first woman to cross the finishing line was Annick Loir-Lebreton from France. Cliff Young, 61, who recently won the Sydney-Melbourne race, came in 207th. The winner of the wheelchair race was Australian Ric Hanson.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEBK0L4HH8SQFYER4C6Z845A9M
    Media URN:
    VLVAEBK0L4HH8SQFYER4C6Z845A9M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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