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    1960 Rome Olympics Games, Gold medal action and closing ceremony

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    The men's trap shooting competition, and close up of Romania's Ion Dumitrescu, who won the gold medal, after shooting. Close up USSR's Sergey Kalinin, who the bronze medal, then Italy's Galliano Rossini who won the silver medal, taking shots and walking away. Close up Dumitrescu receiving his gold medal, then flags being raised at medal ceremony. Close up medal winners posing for photos holding hands.
    The start of the men's marathon. Pan from Rome's Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II to runners running past. Close up Morocco's Rhadi Ben Abdesselam, who won the silver medal, running, then runners taking very tight, narrow turn in road. Abdesselam chasing Ethopia's Abebe Bikila under arch in Rome's Forum. Bikila crossing the line to take the gold medal, Abdesselam the silver, and New Zealand's Barry Magee the bronze. Pan from Rome's Arch of Constantine to Bikila stepping up on the podium to receive his gold medal. Close up Bikila, Abdesselam and Magee posing together wearing their medals.
    Bank of spectators at the men's basketball arena. Action from USA v Brazil, which confirmed the gold medal for the USA, with USA scoring a basket. Scoreboard showing the score of 90 ? 63 to the USA, then action from USSR v Italy, with USSR, who won the silver medal, scoring a basket. Scoreboard shows USSR leading 20 ? 16, then basket scored by USSR, with tight close up of the hoop as the ball goes in. Spectators applauding, then high angle of USA team receiving their gold medal. Pan from flags being raised to USA team during medal ceremony.
    Men's football action next, and wide shot of teams lined up before the men's final between Yugoslavia and Denmark. Foul by Danish defender, and the free kick is struck straight at the goalkeeper. Excellent goal by Yugoslavia's Milan Galic, shooting into the top corner from 20 yards. The Yugoslavian goalkeeper saves a Danish shot, then Zeljko Matus scores again for Yugoslavia, firing into the top corner from 20 yards. The Yugoslavian goalkeeper holds onto another Danish effort, before a Yugoslavian goal is ruled out for an infringement. High angle of disagreement on the halfway line, then spectators. Denmark kick off the second half, and are able to defend another Yugoslavian attack. Close up spectators, then the cameraman misses Yugoslavia's third goal, scored by Borivoje Kostic. Brief wide angle of Yugoslavian fans cheering, then brief of Denmark player heading over bar. Spectators cheering, then Denmark score a last minute consolation goal, with Flemming Nielsen scoring from long range. Yugoslavian fans celebrating, then close up Yugoslavian players running to their fans at the final whistle. Fans burning flares, then brief high angle shot of Yugoslavia during medal ceremony. Close up flags flying during ceremony, then high wide shot of teams on podium on pitch.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    10:05:11 / 10:09:14

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