• Short Summary

    MOROCCAN CHAMPION MOHAMED EL GOURCH TURNED ON A BURST OF SPEED TO WIN THE 14TH AND FINAL STAGE OF THE TOUR OF MOROCCO CYCLE RACE ON APRIL 2.

  • Description

    MOROCCAN CHAMPION MOHAMED EL GOURCH TURNED ON A BURST OF SPEED TO WIN THE 14TH AND FINAL STAGE OF THE TOUR OF MOROCCO CYCLE RACE ON APRIL 2. HOWEVER, OVERALL HONOURS IN THE EVENT WENT TO SWEDISH CYCLIST, GOSTA PETTERSEN.

    MORE THAN 60 COMPETITORS TOOK PART IN THIS YEAR'S TOUR OF MOROCCO. THEY CAME FROM SWEDEN, TUNISIA, YUGOSLAVIA, SWITZERLAND, SPAIN AND MOROCCO. THE EXACTING CONTEST, FOUGHT OUT OVER 14 STAGES, WAS ORGANISED BY THE ROYAL MOROCCAN CYCLING FEDERATION. THE MOROCCAN CHAMPION WRESTED THE LEAD FROM SWEDISH, YUGOSLAV AND SPANISH COMPETITORS IN THE CLOSING PHASE OF THE 140-MILE (230 KMS) LAST STAGE, AND HELD LEAD IN THE FINAL SPRINT THROUGH THE SUBURBS OF CASABLANCA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAXKGEUS79PT2BE5VV24W9BOP8
    Media URN:
    VLVAXKGEUS79PT2BE5VV24W9BOP8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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