Athletics event from France - British runners perform well.
GV. Crowds in arena, at Bordeaux. STV. Start of 110 metres hurdles. The two English boys lead all the way. GV. Towards finish of race. F J Parker wins and crosses the line. P B Hildreth was second. CU. Parker. SCU. Crowds applauding. (2 shots). CU. Johnson of Great Britain before the start of the 800 metres. GV. Towards start and pan of the 800 metres. Frenchman takes the lead. Johnson laying fourth. GTV. Pan with runners, two Frenchman in first and second place. Lazreg of France and Djian leading, third Ronnie Henderson and last Johnson. SCU. Crowds cheering. GTV. Pan: Johnson is now in the lead with Henderson second. Djian of France third and Lazreg away behind Djian puts on a spurt and comes between the two Englishmen. Johnson keeps his lead and is hard pressed. GV. Towards Johnson comes over the line, followed by Djian, Henderson third. SV. Crowds cheering madly. SCU. Johnson and Djian.
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