• Short Summary

    DOROTHY HYMAN SCORED A FINE VICTORY FOR BRITAIN AT THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES ON MONDAY WHEN SHE WON THE WOMEN'S 100 YARDS SPRINT IN THE TEETH OF A STRONG 5.8 METERS WIND - THIS WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR HER SLOW TIME OF 11.2 SECONDS.

  • Description

    1.
    TV PAN...ENTIRE FINAL OF WOMEN'S 100 YARDS SPRINT (IN SLOW MOTION)
    0.27

    2.
    LV RESULT BOARD
    0.30

    3.
    SCU D. HYMAN (ENGLAND) RECEIVES GOLD MEDAL
    O.35

    4.
    TV PAN..START OF THE MEN'S 880 YARDS FINAL, RACE TO THE FIRST BEND
    0.47

    5.
    TV SPECTATORS
    0.48

    6.
    TV AT END OF THE FIRST LAP, FRANCES (KENYA) LEADS FROM FLEET (ENGLAND), SNELL (NEW ZEALAND) AND KERR (JAMAICA).
    0.52

    7.
    STV RUNNERS BUNCH FOR START OF SECOND LAP
    0.56

    8.
    TV SPECTATORS
    0.57

    9.
    TV PAN..RACE FROM FINAL BEND TO FINISH, SNELL WINS FROM KERR, THEY SHAKE HANDS
    1.22

    10.
    LV RESULT BOARD
    1.25

    11.
    SV DUKE OF EDINBURGH ON BALCONY
    1.27

    12.
    SCU SNELL RECEIVES GOLD MEDAL
    1.32

    13.
    SV R.WOODHOUSE (AUSTRALIA) CLEARS 5 FT. 10 INCHES TO WIN WOMEN'S HIGH JUMP
    1.41

    14.
    SV DUKE OF EDINBURGH APPLAUDS
    1.42

    15.
    TV PAN..START OF MEN'S THREE MILE EVENT
    1.51

    16.
    SCU COMPETITORS AROUND BEND, HALF WAY THROUGH FIRST MILE, KEINO (NO. 4 KENYA) LEADS FROM THOMAS (NO. 7 AUSTRALIA) STRONG (NO. 8 ENGLAND) AND CLOHESSY (NO. 5 AUSTRALIA)
    1.56

    17.
    TV PAN..FIELD IN SAME POSITION
    2.01

    18.
    CU RUNNING FEET
    2.04

    19.
    TV SPECTATORS
    2.06

    20.
    SV PAN..PENULTIMATE LAP KIDD (NO. II CANADA) LEADS FROM HALBERG (NEW ZEALAND) AND CLARKE (NO. I AUSTRALIA)
    2.13

    21.
    LV CROWD
    2.15

    22.
    TV PAN..RACE FROM FINAL BEND TO FINISH LINE, HALBERG WINS FROM CLARKE AND KIDD
    2.34

    23.
    LV RESULTS BOARD
    2.36

    24.
    LV CROWD
    2.38

    25.
    SCU HALBERG WAVES
    2.40



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    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE THAT NORMAL RESTRICTIONS OF OLYMPIC NEWSFILM APPLY TO THIS COVERAGE: NO MORE THAN THREE MINUTES OF COMMONWEALTH GAMES FILM MAY BE SHOWN AT ONE TIME. THERE MUST BE AN INTERVAL OF AT LEAST THREE HOURS BETWEEN SHOWINGS. THE MAXIMUM OF FILM TELECAST IN ANY ONE DAY MUST BE NINE MINUTES.
    SPORT: ATHLETICS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: DOROTHY HYMAN SCORED A FINE VICTORY FOR BRITAIN AT THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES ON MONDAY WHEN SHE WON THE WOMEN'S 100 YARDS SPRINT IN THE TEETH OF A STRONG 5.8 METERS WIND - THIS WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR HER SLOW TIME OF 11.2 SECONDS.

    SHE WAS IN THE LEAD FROM THE GUN, COMING SMOOTHLY OUT OF THE BLOCKS AND DIVING HARD AGAINST THE STIFF BREEZE. THERE WAS NEVER A SIGN OF HER RIVALS GAINING ON HER AND SHE CAME THROUGH THE TAPE A YARD CLEAR OF MISS DOREEN PORTER OF NEW ZEALAND. THIRD WAS MISS B. COX, AUSTRALIA.

    IN ONE OF THE MOST THRILLING EVENTS OF THE DAY, PETER SNELL OF NEW ZEALAND PROVED HIS SUPERIORITY AS A MIDDLE DISTANCE RUNNER WHEN HE HELD OFF JAMAICA'S GEORGE KERR TO WIN THE 880 YARDS FINAL IN 1 MIN. 47.6 SECS.

    THEY APPROACHED HED THE FINAL STRAIGHT TOGETHER AND WERE NECK AND NECK UNTIL 25 YARDS FROM HOME. BUT SNELL ACCELERATED AND WENT ON TO WIN. HE HAD CLIPPED 1.7 SECONDS OFF HERB ELLIOTT'S GAMES RECORD - AND THE CROWD ROARED THEIR CONGRATULATIONS.

    ROBYN WOODHOUSE OF AUSTRALIA CLEARED FIVE FEET, TEN INCHES IN THE WOMEN'S HIGH JUMP TO ESTABLISH YET ANOTHER GAMES RECORD. SHE NARROWLY MISSED FIVE FEET, 10 1/2 INCHES IN A CONTROVERSIAL THIRD ATTEMPT. AUSTRALIA'S MISS FRITH AND MISS MASON WERE SECOND AND THIRD RESPECTIVELY - BOTH CLEARED FIVE FEET, EIGHT INCHES.

    THE DAY'S EPIC THREE-MILE RACE WAS HIGHLIGHTED BY NEW ZEALANDER MURRAY HALBERG'S FANTASTIC FINISH. IT STARTED SLOWLY WITH K. KEINO OF KENYA IN THE LEAD, PACING THE FIELD. AUSTRALIANS ALBIE THOMAS AND PAT CLOHESSY WERE BEHIND HIM, WITH BRUCE KIDD OF CANADA LYING FURTHER BACK IN THE FIELD, NURSING HIS ENERGY FOR A RUN IN THE FINAL LAPS.

    IN THE LAST LAP, WITH KIDD IN THE LEAD, HALBERG SUDDENLY UNWOUND A PARALYSING BURST OF SPEED, AND LITERALLY SPRINTED AWAY FROM THE REST. HE PUT ON EVEN MORE SPEED OVER THE LAST TWENTY YARDS TO FINISH TWELVE YARDS AHEAD OF AUSTRALIA'S CLARKE, WHO HAD MOVED UP TO SECOND PLACE. KIDD WAS THIRD. HALBERG'S TIME WAS 13 MINS. 34.2 SECONDS - TEN SECONDS OUTSIDE THE AUSTRALIAN RECORD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1W7COIIK1F52297JCXJIZRJEQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1W7COIIK1F52297JCXJIZRJEQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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