• Short Summary

    1960 Rome Olympic Games, Gold medals won in the pool

  • Description

    Graphic reading 'Olympics in full swing'. Aerial shot of Rome's Olympic Stadium. Close up spectators watching the action at the swimming pool. Slow motion of Germany's Ingrid Gulbin-Engel-Kramer, who won the gold in the women's springboard diving, executing a dive. Slow motion of USA's Paula Jean Myers-Pope, who won the silver, executing a dive. Pan from spectators to wide angle of diving board. Slow motion of Great Britain's Elizabeth Ferris, who won the bronze medal, performing a dive. Shaky high angle of the pool, in which the women's 200 metres breaststroke final is taking place. Start of race, then lead swimmers making their final turn. Great Britain's Anita Lonsbrough and Germany's Wiltrud Urselmann battling it out for the lead, with Lonsbrough pulling away. Close up Lonsbrough touching home to win the gold medal in a world record time, and being congratulated by Urselmann. Close up scoreboard registering result of race, with Germany's Barbara Goebel winning the bronze. Goebel receiving her bronze medal during the medal ceremony, while Lonsbrough gets a handshake from Urselman.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:00:00 / 10:01:49

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