• Short Summary

    This morning at the Asprepyrgos Commando Training Camp (an Athens suburb) took place the Military International Pentathlon between men of the Armed Forces from France, Italy, Germany, the U.

  • Description

    1.
    Flags of the participating countries.


    2.
    Officers and men follow the games.


    3.
    Modeiro (Brazil No.5) at the jumping start.


    4.
    Olsson of Sweden seen running under barbed wires (No.55)


    5.
    Omms of Belgium (No.65) during the competition.


    6.
    Pelegrin (France, No.21) in effort to beat his previous record.


    7.
    Van Hiel of Belgium.(No.52)


    8.
    Flementakis of Greece (No.38)


    9.
    Some general views.


    10.
    The French flag goes up in honour of the victory of the French team


    11.
    A RHAF helicopter brought some of the official to attend the games.


    12.
    Wilhelmsen of Holland.(No.45).


    13.
    Trayford of the USA seen after the game. (No.14)


    14.
    The winner and best recordman of the day Saar of France (No.20) after his victory.


    15.
    A jump of (No.26) Van den Berche of Belgium.


    16.
    The Portuguese Soares (No.46).


    17.
    Cani of Brazil passing through a hole, part of the competition.


    18.
    Flags.


    19.
    Soares of Portugal (No.46) is being brought to First Aid Station.


    20.
    Bambara of Italy (No.17)


    21.
    Romei of Italy (56)


    22.
    Some general views, the juries, Commandos applausing, etc.




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    SPORT: ATHLETICS

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    Background: This morning at the Asprepyrgos Commando Training Camp (an Athens suburb) took place the Military International Pentathlon between men of the Armed Forces from France, Italy, Germany, the U.S.A., Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Portugal, Brazil, Iran, Egypt, Belgium, etc. The competitors would have to jump and pass through or under certain obstacles. As it was foreseen, the French team has been proclaimed winner of the competition with the three of its best runners Pellegrin (No.19), Saar (20) and Brignaud (21). This Pentathlon is Organized by the International Committee for Military Sports and this year takes place in Greece.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEJC3ENTXP72FWRP73KO6K6R9L
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJC3ENTXP72FWRP73KO6K6R9L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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