• Short Summary

    C. F. Peacock from Carshalton, Surrey, wins the world amateur sprint cycle championship.

  • Description

    Cologne, France.

    SV crowd. LV C. F. Peacock from Carshalton, Surrey, breaking away with Australian Tressider in hit pursuits they round the last bend almost neck and neck but Peacock on the inside is half a wheel ahead as they cross the line. SV crowd applaud. SV starter firing gun. SV start of next race same competitors. SV crowd. SV both riders waiting for the other to make the break. SCU crowd. SV pan, Peacock again makes the break and leads Tressider all the way to the line, Peacock crosses first. SV crowd cheering. SV Peacock receiving the sash of honour. SV crowd applauding. CU Peacock.

    (Lav.) (Orig "F")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    180.39
    Media URN:
    29742
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:14:00 / 01:56:32:00
    Canister:
    54/69

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