• Short Summary

    THE MEN'S HIGHBOARD DIVING GOLD MEDAL AT THE PRE-OLYMPICS IN MEXICO CITY LAST TUESDAY (24TH OCTOBER), WAS WON BY CLAUDIO DIBIASI OF ITALY.

  • Description


    DIBIASI (ITALY) DIVES; RUSSELL (UNITED STATES) DIVES; YASUKE (JAPAN) DIVES; ANOTHER DIBIASI DIVE; ALEKSEYEVA OF SOVIET UNION DIVES IN WOMEN'S EVENT; KEIKO (JAPAN); SIMMS (UNITED STATES) DIVES; PRESENTATION TO ALEKSEYEVA.




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    EDITORS: NOT MORE THAN THREE MINUTES OF THIS FILM MAY BE USED IN ANY ONE SCHEDULED NEWS PROGRAMME, AND NOT MORE THAN THREE TIMES IN ONE DAY

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    Background: THE MEN'S HIGHBOARD DIVING GOLD MEDAL AT THE PRE-OLYMPICS IN MEXICO CITY LAST TUESDAY (24TH OCTOBER), WAS WON BY CLAUDIO DIBIASI OF ITALY. MISS GALINA ALEKSEYEVA OF THE SOVIET UNION WON THE WOMEN'S HIGHDIVING TITLE.

    IT WAS THE SECOND DIVING GOLD MEDAL FOR ITALY IN THE DIVING AS THEY HAD WON THE MEN'S SPRINGBOARD TITLE EARLIER IN THE COMPETITION. DIBIASI, WHO WAS FOURTH IN THE SPRING BOARD EVENT, WON THE HIGHBOARD TITLE EASILY WITH A TOTAL OF 168.46 POINTS. KEITH RUSSELL OF THE UNITED STATES, WHO HAD BEEN SECOND IN THE SPRINGBOARD, HAD TO BE CONTENT WITH ANOTHER SILVER MEDAL. ARIMETZU YASUKE OF JAPAN WAS THIRD.

    THE WOMEN'S HIGHBOARD WAS THE SECOND DIVING TRIUMPH FOR THE RUSSIAN GIRLS AS THEY HAD WON THE SPRINGBOARD GOLD AND SILVER MEDAL. A 21-YEAR-OLD MOSCOW STUDENT, GALINA ALEKSEYENA, WON THE HIGHBOARD TITLE BY MORE THAN EIGHT POINTS. SHE HAD A TOTAL OF 111.37 WITH MISS A. KEIKO OF JAPAN SECOND ON 103.06 POINTS. THIRD WAS PATTY SIMMS OF THE UNITED STATES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA198RKXEVN96CNDLG4K58DYWDV
    Media URN:
    VLVA198RKXEVN96CNDLG4K58DYWDV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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