• Short Summary

    Some athletes find high altitude a problem during events in Kenyan championships. Nairobi.

  • Description

    No title - Three A's championships. Nairobi, Kenya.

    L/S start of the one mile race in Kenya with Kipchoge Keino of Kenya and Alan Simpson of Britain. M/S as they run past camera. C/U pan Keino way out in lead. M/S pan Simpson running slowly behind. M/S time keepers. L/S as Keino wins. M/S as Alan Simpson has to be given oxygen because of the altitude. C/U cylinder. C/U Simpson with oxygen mask on. C/U Keino.

    Various shots six mile race in progress with the Hungarian, Lajos Mecset lying last. L/S crowd. M/S as Naftali Temu wins. M/S as Mecset comes in. C/U pan as Mecset is given oxygen. C/U oxygen cylinder, pan to Mecset.

    Various shots 440 yards hurdles in progress, pan with Peter Warden. M/S the finish of the race with Arap Sang winning, Ben Kogo second and Peter Warden third. Warden almost collapses and is supported by an official who leads him to the oxygen. C/U Arap Sang looking refreshed and waving. M/S Peter Warden receiving oxygen.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:09:00 / 01:33:48:00

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