Derek Ibbotson breaks mile record at White City Stadium, London.
White City Stadium, London.
LV. Runners on their marks for the mile. Starter's gun fires. They are off and pace maker runner No 77, Mike Blagrove, heads the field. Pan with runners. No 74 Jungwirth of Czechoslovakia, takes second place with Derek Ibbotson No 71, third. LV. Crowd applauding. SV. Jungwirth in the lead with Ibbotson second, followed by No 72 Lewandowski of Poland and No 70, Ron Delaney running fourth. LV. Crowd applauding. LV. Pan, race in progress with the Czech runner in the lead. Ibbotson starts to overtake and he is in the lead running full out. GV. Crowd applauding. SV. Ibbotson racing round bend in the lead, followed by Jungwirth. Ibbotson on his own in the lead now racing flat out. He breaks the tape and wins in 3 minutes 57.2 seconds. LV. Crowd standing and applauding. LV. Ibbotson after race trotting passed pressmen. SCU. Ibbotson being congratulated (two shots).
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