• Short Summary

    ITALY GAINED ITS FOURTH GOLD MEDAL AT THE WORLD AMATEUR CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS WHEN VITTORIO MARCELLI ON SATURDAY (NOVEMBER 10) NARROWLY WON THE 124 MILES (200 KMS) ROAD RACE EVENT.

  • Description


    CYCLISTS PASS THROUGH CROWD AND STANDS; WINNER LEADS GROUP OF FOUR ON TRACK; WINNER AND OTHERS AT FINISH; CYCLIST APPLAUDED.




    Initials LH/VS/CT/ES


    EDITORS NOTE: THIS FILM FOR USE IN REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWS BULLETINS ONLY, AND NOT MORE THAN 90 SECONDS MAY BE USED AT ANY ONE TIME.
    SPORT: CYCLING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ITALY GAINED ITS FOURTH GOLD MEDAL AT THE WORLD AMATEUR CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS WHEN VITTORIO MARCELLI ON SATURDAY (NOVEMBER 10) NARROWLY WON THE 124 MILES (200 KMS) ROAD RACE EVENT. IN A THRILLING SPRINT FINISH, ALL THREE MEDAL WINNERS CLOCKED THE SAME TIME OF 5 HOURS AND 24 SECONDS.

    BRAZIL'S LUIZ CARLOS FINISHED SECOND TO GIVE BRAZIL ITS FIRST MEDAL IN THE CLOSING EVENT OF THE NINE-DAY CHAMPIONSHIPS.

    THIRD PLACE WENT TO ERIK PETTERSON OF SWEDEN. MARTIN COCHISE RODRIGUEZ OF COLOMBIA JOINED THE MEDAL WINNERS FOR A TREMENDOUS BATTLE OVER THE FINAL 12???? MILES (20 KMS).

    THE LEADERS WERE ALMOST FOUR MINUTES AHEAD OF THE REMAINING 66 RIDERS FROM 13 COUNTRIES IN THE CLOSING STAGES.

    MEDALS FOR THE SEVEN EVENTS OF THE CHAMPIONSHIPS WERE AWARDED TO: ITALY FOUR GOLD AND THREE BRONZE; DENMARK TWO GOLD, ON SILVER; SWEDEN ONE GOLD, TWO BRONZE; SWITZERLAND TWO SILVER; BELGIUM ONE SILVER, ONE BRONZE; U.S.A. ONE SILVER; ARGENTINA ONE SILVER; BRAZIL ONE SILVER; JAPAN ONE BRONZE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAXQCRM62DCSNKB129FSKTXLDA
    Media URN:
    VLVAXQCRM62DCSNKB129FSKTXLDA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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