• Short Summary

    IN THE WORLD GAMES IN HELSINKI, THE 1,500 METRES EVENT YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WAS WON BY JIM GRELLE OF THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description

    IN THE WORLD GAMES IN HELSINKI, THE 1,500 METRES EVENT YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WAS WON BY JIM GRELLE OF THE UNITED STATES. HIS TIME WAS 3 MINUTES, 40.8 SECONDS. CLOSE BEHIND WAS ANOTHER AMERICAN, DYROL BURLESON AND THE OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALLIST JOHN DAVIES, OF NEW ZEALAND, THIRD. SURPRISINGLY UNPLACED WAS THE OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL WINNER, PETER SNELL.

    AFTER THE FIRST 400 METRES OF THE 1,500 METRES RACE, DAVIES TOOK THE LEAD. BUT AFTER LEADING FOR THREE LAPS HE WAS OUTSPRINTED AT THE END BY GRELLE AND BURLESON. ASKED AFTERWARDS WHAT HAPPENED TO HIM PETER SNELL SAID: "THAT'S WHAT I'D LIKE TO KNOW."
    THE 10,000 METRES RACE WAS WON BY THE TUNISIAN RUNNER, MOHAMMED GAMMOUDI. HE HAD A TUSSLE WITH THE BRITISH RUNNER BRUCE TULLOH, BUT EVENTUALLY WENT AHEAD TO WIN IN 28 MINUTES, 56.2 SECONDS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEN046CAVDK922IKASFI76RDRS
    Media URN:
    VLVAEN046CAVDK922IKASFI76RDRS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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